Colorado Avalanche vs Tampa Bay Lightning – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

NHL
Colorado Avalanche
Final
7:0
Tampa Bay Lightning
Highlights and Stats


Game 2 of the NHL Finals between the teams of Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning will takce place on Saturday, with the puck dropped at 08:00 PM EDT. The Avalanche are leading 1-0 after securing an overtime victory in the opening meeting.

Colorado Avalanche vs Tampa Bay Lightning Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 06-15-2022
TeamP1P2P3OTFinal
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
3 0 0 1 4
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning
1 2 0 0 3

The last game between the two teams was the opening of the Stanley Cup Finals and took place on June 15, resulting in a 4-3 win for the Colorado Avalanche with the deciding goal coming in over time. Valeri Nichushkin had a leading role for the Avalanche and finished the game with 2 points for 19:04 of play time. He made 6 shots on the enemy goal and converted 1 of those. Nick Paul tried his best for the Tampa Bay Lightning. He scored his only attempt on goal for a 18:42 of playing time. Colorado’s goalie Darcy Kuemper played on a very high level and ended the game with a 0.870 save percentage. The Lightining’s goalkeeper Andrei Vasilevskiy ended the night with a 0.895 save percentage. Colorado Avalanche are boasting a better H2H balance across the last five matches against Tampa Bay Lightning, registering 4 victories, while losing once in the process.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team06-15-202202-10-202210-23-202102-17-202010-19-2019
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
4 3 43 6
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning
323 42

Colorado Avalanche Form

*Last 10 Colorado Avalanche Games - 8:1:1
06-15-202206-06-202206-04-202206-02-202205-31-202205-27-202205-25-202205-23-202205-21-202205-19-2022
4:3vs Tampa Bay Lightning5:6@ Edmonton Oilers2:4@ Edmonton Oilers4:0vs Edmonton Oilers8:6vs Edmonton Oilers2:3@ St. Louis Blues4:5vs St. Louis Blues3:6@ St. Louis Blues2:5@ St. Louis Blues1:4vs St. Louis Blues

In their latest game on Wednesday, 15th of June, Colorado Avalanche played against the Tampa Bay Lightning winning 4-3 on home ice. It was Valeri Nichushkin who concluded the match as the Colorado Avalanche’s best skater on the night. He spent 19:04 on the ice and was personally responsible for earning 2 points. He finished the meeting, scoring 1 of his 6 shots on goal, and turned provider for another 1. The franchise’s triumph can also be attributed to Darcy Kuemper, who faced 23 shots and managed to parry 20 attempts. The Colorado Avalanche won 8 and lost 2 of their last 10 meetings and are currently on a W6 streak. The Avalanche were 32-5-4 when performing on home across the regular NHL season and so far are 6-1-1 in the playoffs. Colorado will be up against the Lightning again for game 3 on Monday, June 20th.

Colorado Avalanche Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Darcy Kuemper

    Games Played:11
    Saves Percentage:0.895
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Cale Makar

    Games Played:15
    Goals:5
    Assists:17

Colorado Avalanche Missing Players

NONE

Tampa Bay Lightning Form

*Last 10 Tampa Bay Lightning Games - 7:2:1
06-15-202206-11-202206-09-202206-07-202206-05-202206-03-202206-01-202205-23-202205-22-202205-19-2022
4:3@ Colorado Avalanche2:1vs New York Rangers1:3@ New York Rangers4:1vs New York Rangers3:2vs New York Rangers3:2@ New York Rangers6:2@ New York Rangers2:0vs Florida Panthers5:1vs Florida Panthers1:2@ Florida Panthers

Tampa Bay Lightning met the Colorado Avalanche on 06/15 away from home and the game finished in a 4-3 score in the hosts’ favor. The Lightning were led by Nick Paul, who ended with 1 point on the night. He tried 1 shot towards the enemy goal and succeeded with it, for a combined 18 minutes and 42 seconds of game time. Another reason for the team’s defeat was that in goal Andrei Vasilevskiy let in 4 of the 38 shots towards his net. The team triumphed in 7 of the previous 10 outings, while allowing 2 defeats during the 60 minutes, and losing 1 time in OT or shootouts. The Lightning are on a L1 run at the moment. They were sporting a 24-15-2 record when performing on the road during the regular campaign and so far in the playoffs are 5-1-4.

Tampa Bay Lightning Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Andrei Vasilevskiy

    Games Played:63
    Saves Percentage:0.916
    Shutouts:9
  • Top Skater

    Steven Stamkos

    Games Played:81
    Goals:42
    Assists:64

Tampa Bay Lightning Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
3 2 2 7
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning
0 0 0 0
Colorado AvalancheTampa Bay Lightning
  • Score

    7
    0
  • PP Opportunities

    14
    11
  • PP Goals

    2
    0
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Colorado AvalanchevsTampa Bay Lightning
  • 1`01:01
    -
    Ryan McDonagh2 minutes for Roughing J.T. Compher
  • 1`02:54
    Valeri NichushkinAndre Burakovsky, Alex Newhook
    1-0
  • 1`07:55
    Josh MansonAndrew Cogliano, Alex Newhook
    2-0
  • 1`08:34
    -
    Mikhail Sergachev2 minutes for Delay of game
  • 1`13:52
    Andre BurakovskyMikko Rantanen, Devon Toews
    3-0
  • 1`16:12
    Darcy Kuemper2 minutes for Holding Stick Corey Perry (served by Alex Newhook)
    -
  • 1`16:12
    -
    Corey Perry2 minutes for Roughing Darcy Kuemper
  • 2`04:51
    Valeri NichushkinMikko Rantanen