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

NHL
Colorado Avalanche
Final
2:3
Tampa Bay Lightning
Highlights and Stats


Colorado Avalanche squares off against Tampa Bay Lightning again for game #5 of the NHL Finals on Friday, 08:00 PM EDT at Ball Arena in Denver. The Avalanche have a chance to close the series and win the title as they are 3-1 up after winning the latest encounter.

Colorado Avalanche vs Tampa Bay Lightning Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 06-22-2022
TeamP1P2P3OTFinal
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
0 1 1 1 3
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning
1 1 0 0 2

The two teams last met on the ice on 06/22 and the clash ended in a 3-2 away win for Colorado Avalanche in the overtime. One of the reasons behind the Avalanche’s triumph was the performance of Nathan MacKinnon. He was on the ice for 27:03 and ended the game with 1 goal. On the other end of the floor, Victor Hedman was the best among the Tampa Bay Lightning’ ranks and concluded with 1 goal, spending 30:01 on the ice. Darcy Kuemper also had a leading role for the Avalanche, saving 37 of the Lightning total 39 attempts on his goal. The other side’s goalkeeper Andrei Vasilevskiy ended the night with a 0.919 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
Team06-22-202206-20-202206-18-202206-15-202202-10-2022
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
327 4 3
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning
2 6 032

Colorado Avalanche Form

*Last 10 Colorado Avalanche Games - 8:1:1
06-22-202206-20-202206-18-202206-15-202206-06-202206-04-202206-02-202205-31-202205-27-202205-25-2022
2:3@ Tampa Bay Lightning6:2@ Tampa Bay Lightning7:0vs Tampa Bay Lightning4:3vs Tampa Bay Lightning5:6@ Edmonton Oilers2:4@ Edmonton Oilers4:0vs Edmonton Oilers8:6vs Edmonton Oilers2:3@ St. Louis Blues4:5vs St. Louis Blues

It was one of the better days for Colorado Avalanche on 06/22, as they triumphed 2-3 over Tampa Bay Lightning on enemy ice. Nathan MacKinnon led the Avalanche, ending with 1 point to his name. He was on the ice 27 minutes and 3 seconds and attempted 8 shots on the opposition’s goal. 1 of those found the way to the back of the net. The team’s netminder Darcy Kuemper’s exploits also need to be mentioned as he deflected 37 of the 39 shots sent towards his net which was one of the main reason behind the Avalanche victory. The team are 8-1-1 in their last 10 matches and are currently on a W1 streak. The Avalanche had a 32-5-4 record when playing at home during the regular NHL season. If the Avalanche lose the game and the Lightining force another meeting, then the two sides will meet on Sunday, June 26th.

Colorado Avalanche Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Darcy Kuemper

    Games Played:15
    Saves Percentage:0.898
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Cale Makar

    Games Played:19
    Goals:8
    Assists:21

Colorado Avalanche Missing Players

NONE

Tampa Bay Lightning Form

*Last 10 Tampa Bay Lightning Games - 5:3:2
06-22-202206-20-202206-18-202206-15-202206-11-202206-09-202206-07-202206-05-202206-03-202206-01-2022
2:3vs Colorado Avalanche6:2vs Colorado Avalanche7:0@ Colorado Avalanche4:3@ 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 Rangers

The previous game of Tampa Bay Lightning was at home against the Colorado Avalanche on 06/22 and ended in a 2-3 loss. The team’s best performer in that clash was Victor Hedman, as he scored 1 goal for 30:01 of game time on the night. He attempted 7 shots in total towards the enemy’s net. The team’s netminder Andrei Vasilevskiy managed to neutralize 34 of the total 37 shots that he was bombarded with. They are 5-3-2 across the last 10 clashes and on a streak of L1 right now. The Lightning went through the regular campaign with a 24-15-2 balance when visiting.

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
0 1 1 2
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning
1 1 1 3
Colorado AvalancheTampa Bay Lightning
  • Score

    2
    3
  • PP Opportunities

    3
    5
  • PP Goals

    0
    1
  • 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`03:13
    J.T. Compher2 minutes for High Sticking Ondrej Palat
    -
  • 1`06:58
    Nazem Kadri2 minutes for Hooking Nicholas Paul
    -
  • 1`11:17
    -
    Steven Stamkos2 minutes for Tripping Nathan MacKinnon
  • 1`15:23
    0-1
    Jan RuttaCorey Perry, Mikhail Sergachev
  • 2`05:07
    Valeri NichushkinCale Makar, Nathan MacKinnon
    1-1
  • 2`06:27
    J.T. Compher2 minutes for Holding Stick Alex Killorn
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  • 2`06:27
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    Alex Killorn2 minutes for Holding J.T. Compher
  • 2`06:58
    Cale Makar2 minutes for Tripping Ondrej Palat