2022 Stanley Cup Final storylines include Lightning three-peat bid

2022 Stanley Cup Final storylines include Lightning three-peat bid

Two of the three finalists for the Norris Trophy. Key players who could return from injury. Coaches trying to make history. There are storylines aplenty for the Stanley Cup Final, which begins Wednesday with Game 1 of the best-of-7 series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Colorado Avalanche at Ball Arena (8 pm ET; ESPN+, … Read more

Vasilevskiy-Shesterkin matchup in East Final has teammates picking sides

Vasilevskiy-Shesterkin matchup in East Final has teammates picking sides

GREENBURGH, NY — Barclay Goodrowlike everyone else with the Tampa Bay Lightning and beyond, has touted Andrei Vasilevskiy as the best goalie in the world, the only one you’d want in your net in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Oh, how that narrative has changed for Goodrow. “I’ll take ‘Shesty’ all day,” he said. Of course, … Read more

Maybe the Knights’ Jake Eichel isn’t that guy

Maybe the Knights’ Jake Eichel isn’t that guy

Jack EichelPhoto: Getty Images If you’re trying to blow your own face off and fall down a sewer for comedic effect instead of securing a playoff spot, you’d have to give the Vegas Golden Knights an Emmy for their performance last night. Needing just about every point they can get to pass the Dallas Stars … Read more