Lightning strike, beat Avalanche 6-2 in Game 3

Steven Stamkos, Pat Maroon and Ondrej Palat each had a goal and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lighting scored four times in the second period and beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-2 Monday night in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.

'Champa Bay' celebrates third pro title in less than a year

The Lightning won their second straight Stanley Cup title Wednesday night -- giving "Champa Bay" its third professional sports title in less than a year. "We wanted to win it in Game 4. It didn't work out," Steven Stamkos said. "Maybe it's a blessing in disguise we got to do it at home."

Tampa Bay Lightning, fueled by losses, win another Cup title

The home win put an exclamation point on a second consecutive championship that was made possible by stumbles along the way. This extraordinary repeat, with each title coming in the midst of a pandemic, was filled with lessons learned.