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Avalanche Beat Lightning In OT To Open Stanley Cup Final

If you were hoping for a wild Game 1 in the Stanley Cup Final – the Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning definitely delivered that Wednesday night.
Andre Burakovsky scored 1:23 into overtime as the Avs beat the two-time defending champion Lightning 4-3.
The pace of the game? Furious.
The stakes? Either the Lightning get a three-peat or Colorado secures their first Cup in over 20 years.
Did Game 1 prove this best-of-seven series won’t be easy for either team? How key were the penalty kills by the Avalanche against Tampa Bay’s potent power play?