The Colorado Avalanche are Stanley Cup champions. The Avalanche played in a heated and a roaring Amalie Arena.

Colorado Avalanche- Stanley Cup

Colorado stopped Tampa Bay's streak of consecutive Stanley Cups and captured its third title in the history of the franchise.

Colorado Avalanche- Stopped Tampa

The Lightning started off with an early lead of 1-0, due to a goal by Captain Steven Stamkos.

Colorado Avalanche- Early Lead of 1-0

But the Avalanche began to dominate the game after that. Colorado was dominant in the second half and got awarded.

Colorado Avalanche- Began to Dominate

The Avs gained a 2-1 advantage into the locker room , and put an end to the Lightning after that.

Colorado Avalanche- The Locker Room

Colorado completely shut down Tampa Bay in the third period. The Lightning did not get a chance at Darcy Kuemper.

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Colorado Avalanche- In the 3rd Period

In no mood to relax and watch the clock to slow downwards, the Avs were determined in the final 20 minutes.

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Colorado Avalanche- Mood to Relax

After finishing in the bottom in the NHL standings only five years ago in 2001, the Avalanche took home the Stanley Cup.

Colorado Avalanche- NHL Standing

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