2022 Stanley Cup Final: Colorado Avalanche take Game 1 against Tampa Bay Lightning with 4-3 win in OT


The Colorado Avalanche earned a 4-3 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the 2022 Stanley Cup title on Wednesday. Andre Burakovsky scored at 1:23 in OT for the tiebreaker, marking his second goal throughout the playoffs.

Colorado’s Gabriel Landeskog scored for the first goal of the game in the first period, with the Avalanche quickly earning another goal from Valeri Nichushkin.  Tampa Bay’s Nick Paul scored to make it 2-1, but Colorado took the lead with a power-play goal by Artturi Lehkonen at 17:31.

The Lightning’s Ondřej Palát scored in the second period, with Mikhail Sergachev scoring shortly after, bringing the game into overtime tied at 3-3.

Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final will be Saturday, June 18th at 8 p.m. ET.

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