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The Colorado Avalanche pose with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Tampa, Fla.

2023 Stanley Cup Future Odds

The Avalanche, fresh off their Stanley Cup victory, are the betting favorites to repeat as champions in 2023.

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Colorado Denies Lightning of Three-Peat

Plus, offseason fantasy football projections, Wimbledon begins and Ole Miss wins the College World Series.

Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon (29) reacts after scoring a goal against the  Lightning during the second period in Game 6 of the 2022 Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena.

Avalanche Beat Lightning in Game 6 to Win Stanley Cup

The Avalanche dethroned the two-time reigning champions to end a 21-year Stanley Cup dry spell.

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Magic Land Paolo Banchero with No. 1 Pick

Plus, Avalanche can clinch Stanley Cup tonight and fantasy football alternative league formats.

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Avalanche Stun Lightning in OT of Game 4 of Stanley Cup Final

Nazem Kadri scored the game-winning goal to silence the Tampa Bay crowd and push Colorado to within one win of the title.

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) celebrates with Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) after Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against Colorado Avalanche on Monday, June 20, 2022, in Tampa, Fla.

Avalanche-Lightning Game 4 Betting Preview

Bets and analysis for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Avalanche and Lightning. The Avalanche lead the series, 2-1.

Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) celebrates scoring the winning goal.

Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews Wins NHL MVP, MOP Awards

The center also scored the most goals in the league this season with 60, securing him the Maurice Richard Trophy, too.

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Corey Perry (10) celebrates a goal during the second period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Colorado Avalanche on Monday, June 20, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Lightning Secure Victory Over Avalanche in Stanley Cup Game 3

A four-goal second period catapulted Tampa Bay to a pivotal victory over Colorado Monday night.

Colorado Avalanche center Darren Helm (43) is congratulated following his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period in game two of the 2022 Stanley Cup Final at Ball Arena.

Avalanche Pour Seven Goals on Lightning for 2–0 Lead

The two-time reigning Stanley Cup champions were thumped 7–0 by the Avalanche in a stunning Game 2 blowout.

Colorado Avalanche left wing J.T. Compher, left, celebrates next to Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy, right, after an overtime goal by Andre Burakovsky in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in Denver.

Lightning-Avalanche Game 2 Betting Preview

Bets and analysis for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final between the favored Avalanche and two-time defending champion Lightning.

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Curry, Golden State Cement Legacy with NBA Finals Win

Plus, Steph Curry’s legacy, Avalanche aim for 2-0 lead and a fantasy football mock draft.

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Avalanche-Lightning Stanley Cup Final Begins Tonight

Plus, Celtics-Warriors NBA Finals odds update, NFL line movement and more news from around the league.

Feb 10, 2022; Denver, Colorado, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) looks on during the second period against the Colorado Avalanche at Ball Arena.

Lightning-Avalanche Stanley Cup Final Game 1 Betting Preview

Best bets and analysis for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final as the Avalanche welcome the two-time defending champion Lightning.

Apr 7, 2022; San Francisco, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) looks on from the bench during the first quarter against the Golden State Warriors at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

LeBron James Had a Moment With the Stanley Cup

The Lakers’ star was mesmerized by 35-pound trophy.

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Celtics and Warriors Meet for NBA Finals Game 5

Plus, the Lightning and Avalanche are set to play in the Stanley Cup Final and more news and notes.

Feb 10, 2022; Denver, Colorado, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) shoots the puck on Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) and defenseman Samuel Girard (49) in the third period at Ball Arena.

Avalanche-Lightning Betting Preview

The Lightning aim for a three-peat as Stanley Cup champions but the favored Avalanche stand in their way. Here are the series odds and best bets to place.

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Belmont Stakes Begins Saturday Evening in New York

Plus, NBA Finals Game 4 Preview, Lightning take 3-2 lead in NHL ECF and news from around the NFL.

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Celtics Favored at Home for Game 3 of NBA Finals

Plus, Lightning draw even with Rangers, Game 3 NBA Finals bets and NFL news.

Jun 6, 2022; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Colorado Avalanche forward Artturi Lehkonen (62) celebrates his goal against the Edmonton Oilers with forward Logan O’Connor (25) and defenseman Devon Toews (7) during overtime in game four of the Western Conference Final of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place. Mandatory Credit: Walter Tychnowicz-USA TODAY Sports

Avalanche Oust Oilers, Remain Stanley Cup Betting Favorite

Awaiting winner of Rangers-Lightning in the East, Colorado is -213 at SI Sportsbook to win it all.

Jun 6, 2022; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Colorado Avalanche forward Artturi Lehkonen (62) scores against Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mike Smith (41) and defenseman Duncan Keith (2) during overtime in game four of the Western Conference Final of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place. Mandatory Credit: Walter Tychnowicz-USA TODAY Sports

TNT Analyst Curses On Air After Avalanche’s Series-Winning Goal

The tense moment proved too much for rules analyst Don Koharski to handle.