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Tampa Bay Lightning face the Colorado Avalanche

The Lightning defeated the Avalanche 7-1 Saturday, Dec. 8, at home in Tampa. The Lightning will face the New York Rangers on Monday, Dec. 10 at Amalie Arena.
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) celebrates his second, first period goal against the Colorado Avalanche Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Tampa.
Published Dec. 9, 2018
Updated Dec. 9, 2018
Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie (4) falls to the ice after colliding with Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) during the first period Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Tampa.
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) grabs his hand after colliding with the boards during the first period against the Colorado Avalanche Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Tampa.
Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Mathieu Joseph (7) falls to the ice after being tripped by Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov (16) as Colorado Avalanche defenseman Patrik Nemeth (12) gathers the puck during the first period Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Tampa.
Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) slides the puck past Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov (1) for a goal during the first period Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Tampa.
Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21), right, and Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon (29) battle for the puck during the first period Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Tampa.
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18), center, is congratulated by Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Alex Killorn (17), right, and Tampa Bay Lightning center J.T. Miller (10), left, after Palat scored a goal in the third period against the Colorado Avalanche Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Tampa. The Lightning defeated the Colorado Avalanche 7-1.
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) moves the puck down the ice while being pursued by Colorado Avalanche left wing Matt Nieto (83) during the third period Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Tampa. The Lightning defeated the Colorado Avalanche 7-1.
Tampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13), left, is held back by Colorado Avalanche defenseman Patrik Nemeth (12) after a short tussle in the third period Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Tampa. The Lightning defeated the Colorado Avalanche 7-1.
Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Mathieu Joseph (7) falls the ice after being tripped by Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov (16) during the third period Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Tampa. The Lightning defeated the Colorado Avalanche 7-1.
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak (81), right, tangles with Colorado Avalanche left wing Matt Nieto (83) during the second period Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Tampa.
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Louis Domingue (70) lays out in front of the net while blocking the puck as Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi (5), top right, Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18), left, and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27), back left, join the play during the second period against the Colorado Avalanche Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Tampa.
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18), left, celebrates his second period goal with teammate Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) against the Colorado Avalanche Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Tampa.

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