NHL Stanley Cup Finals podcast with Matt Harrington: Lightning and Avalanche face off tonight in game 2

The Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) takes a leap over the Colorado Avalanche forward Erik Johnson (6) during second period action in game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals at Ball Arena in Denver on Wed Jun 15, 2022 (AP News photo)

On the NHL Stanley Cup Finals podcast with Matt:

#1 The Colorado Avalanche are a team that never says die. They swept the Edmonton Oilers in the third round the playoffs and advanced to Finals and took the first game of the Finals in overtime 4-3 to take a 1-0 lead over the visiting the Tampa Bay Lightning.

#2 The Avalanche came right out and lived by their namesake scoring three goals in the first period to take a 3-0 lead.

#3 Never count the Lightning out of it they scored a goal in the first period and two in the second period to tie up the game 3-3.

#4 The Aves Andre Burakovsky scored the tie breaker in the overtime stanza at 1:23 for the 4-3 win. Colorado is a team that you can never turn your back on.

#5 Same clubs meet Saturday for game 2 at Ball Arena in Denver. Tell us how you see the goaltenders in this contest for the Lightning Andrei Vasilevskiy matched up against the Avalanche’s Darcy Kuemper.

Join Matt for analysis on the NHL Finals podcast at http://www.sportsradioservice.com

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