On Wild Coaster Monday night at Amalie Arena in Tampa, the Lightning were essentially in a must-win circumstance against a Colorado group that even without several key machine gear-pieces, seemed to be a group that might have perhaps dominated 10 straight more matches or more if fundamental.
The Lightning have shown to be one of the strongest groups in NHL history over these last three seasons, and with the double cross reigning champs in a difficult situation, down 2-0 to the Avs, they dominated 6-2 in Match 3 on Monday and made this thing a series.
TB utilized a 4-objective second Period to make this a 2-to-1 series (COL) heading into this significant Game #4 on Wednesday at Amalie Arena where Steven Stamkos and the Lightning have gone 8-1 at Home this Postseason W8 straight subsequent to losing to the Leafs in the opener.
Double cross Defending NHL Champs TB Look to Even Series
Indeed, even without a harmed Brayden Point, the Lightning saw five players register 2-point games while tip top Tampa Bay netminder Andrei Vasilevskiy got back to his old structure in the wake of getting shellacked, 7-0 in Game 3 in that humiliating Loss out in Denver, Colorado
Like Stanley Cup Finals Game 3, online oddsmakers at the best NHL wagering destinations, have the two groups evaluated at-110 Moneyline chances with Cole Makar (7 objectives, 17 helps) and the Avalanche the Underdogs in the Goal Line wagering market (+1½ objectives, – 270, Betus).
Nikita Kucherov and the Eastern Conference champion Lightning have gone 120-85-0-0 after a Loss in the NHL Playoffs lifetime and a beneficial 29-14 over the L2 seasons in the Postseason after a mishap, yet TB dominated Match 3 so that detail will not make a difference on Wednesday.
With another Goaltender in Darcy Juemper and an Offense that arrived at the midpoint of 4.30 gpg (#2), Colorado turned into the Favorites to win the Western Conference as well as the 2022 Stanley Cup and oddsmakers had Colorado as the legitimate 2021-22 Preseason top choices.
Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen, and Makar are accomplishing other things than enough to get the objective Colorado cleared Edmonton (22 GF-13 GA) and is 2-1 against TB (13 GF-9 GA) and the Avs are 14-3 in Playoffs and not a group to be taking Unders with nowadays (Over3-0).
Online oddsmakers presently have Colorado as – 300 top picks to win the 2022 Stanley Cup (Tampa Bay +240) with Conn Smythe competitor Cole Makar and the Avs evaluated at – 110 in Game #3 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida with the Total (Over/Under) set at 6o – 120.