Stanley Cup 2022 — The best sights and sounds of Lightning-Avalanche’s Game 2

The Stanley Cup Final Game 1 saw the following: Colorado Avalanche Resist a Tampa Bay Lightning In overtime, they came back with a game-winning goal. We could have an entertaining championship round if the series continues as it did in Game 1.

Wednesday was the fourth Game 1 Colorado win this postseason, the ninth team in Stanley Cup Playoff history to achieve the feat per ESPN Stats & Information. The championship was won by the eight previous teams. When leading 1-0 in a best of seven series, the Avalanche's record is 21-11.

Jon Cooper, Tampa Bay's coach, didn't hesitate to express his opinions on the game after the loss.

“The right team won… We need to be better in ourselves to beat a team such as that.” Cooper said.

It could be the beginning for the Lightning if they fall into a 0-2 hole for their second consecutive series. Only five teams have seen that series deficit in both the semifinals/Conference Finals and the Cup Final of the same postseason, and none since the Blackhawks in 1965. None of these five teams won the Stanley Cup.

The Ball Arena was rowdy Wednesday night, and Game 2 was no exception. What is the plan for Saturday's action next?

Here are some of the most memorable scenes from Game 2 in the Stanley Cup.

Profilin' and Stylin'

Before Game 2, a who's who of celebrities wished Lightning luck, including Tom Brady and Nature Boy Ric Flair.

Fandom made formal

Jay, a Game 2 fan is clearly rooting to the Avalanche. Take a look at Jay's custom blazer.

Party concert

Avalanche fans sang “All the Small Things”, a Blink-182 hit, as is their tradition. during Game 1. At Saturday's watch party, the song was again heard.

Arrivals of players

Colorado players arrive in Ball Arena seeking to beat the defending champs 2-0.

Tampa Bay players try to win the series at one game each by getting into the building

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