The champion of the previous two seasons succeeded in a challenging situation in the away tray.
Colorado – Tampa Bay 2-3
Match Wins 3–2
Two Tampa Bay Lightning, who won the previous Stanley Cup, will not sell his skin easily in this year’s final series of the hockey league NHL.
Playing back against the wall on Midsummer night, Lightning knocked out the Colorado Avalanche 3–2 and stretched the solution to at least the sixth final.
The match was decided by Lightning’s Czech striker Ondřej Palátin stage. Palát fired a puck into the Avalanche goal Darcy Kuemperin between the legs Viktor Hedmanin from the feed.
In addition to Hedman, the winning goal was under construction Mikhail Sergachovwho also introduced the opening goal of the guests.
It was finished Jan Ruttafrom the right edge of which, from the upper arch of the b-point, the sinker sank into a hole in the front corner behind Kuemper between the fin and the trousers.
Lightning’s second hit came with a 4-3 lead Nikita Kucherovin shot through the left post. Steven Stamkos played with his false shot Josh Mansonin out of the situation and received a second pass Corey Perry made a brilliant mask in front of Kuemper.
Perry also collected two power points in a match played during Finnish time on Midsummer night. His cross from the midfield allowed Rutta to rise to the finish line.
Avalanche managed to rise twice to levels in the fifth final, but missed a crucial fourth fix.
The hosts finished the finish Valeri Nitshushkinwhich shovels Cale Makarin laukoman ja Andrei Vasilevskin dropped loose disc on his back to the Lightning finish.
Makari’s shot also produced a 2-2 draw: a loose disc bounced in front of the goal in Lightning’s Erik Černákin from the skate, but the hit was marked for Makar.
The Finnish strikers of Avalanche Mikko Rantanen and Artturi Lehkonen missed power points in the fifth final.
The Stanley Cup final series continues on the night between Sunday and Monday in Tampa.
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