Avalanche must beat two-time champion Lightning to win Cup


              Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman responds to a question during an NHL hockey media day before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper speaks during an NHL hockey media day before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos considers a question during an NHL hockey media day before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy takes the ice during an NHL hockey practice before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Colorado Avalanche, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman takes a break during an NHL hockey practice before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Colorado Avalanche, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper directs players in drills during an NHL hockey practice before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Colorado Avalanche, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Tampa Bay Lightning players skate during an NHL hockey practice before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Colorado Avalanche, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, left, is surrounded by reporters during media day before Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche center Alex Newhook takes part in an NHL hockey practice before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche defenseman Kurtis MacDermid takes part in an NHL hockey practice before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen considers a question during media day before Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche center Nico Sturm redirects a shot on the net as he takes part in an NHL hockey practice before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Avalanche must beat two-time champion Lightning to win Cup