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Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Pat Maroon (14), left, yells at referee Gord Dwyer (19) after a second period goal by Colorado Avalanche in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup final Sunday, June 26, 2022 in Tampa.
Nathan MacKinnon and Artturi Lehkonen score in the second period as Colorado moves ahead 2-1.
Shane McClanahan strikes out 10 and allows one run in the victory.
Notes | Shane McClanahan and Isaac Paredes continued their torrid stretches as Tampa Bay swept the Pirates.
The center left the Cup final lineup after Game 2, shortly after his return from a lower-body injury incurred during the opening round.

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  1. Colorado Avalanche defenseman Bowen Byram (4) and Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) wrestle behind the net during the second period of the game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Colorado Avalanche for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup final on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa.
  2. Tampa's Erriyon Knighton, seen here at the Olympics in Tokyo last year, says, “Job’s not finished. It’s never finished,” after finishing second in the 200-meter final Sunday at the U.S. track and field championships in Eugene, Ore.
  3. The Rays' Randy Arozarena stole second in the seventh inning to help Tampa Bay beat the Pirates.
  4. Rays phenom Wander Franco had a single in his return to the lineup Sunday.
  5. Lightning center Brayden Point hasn't played since Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final against Colorado.
  6. Rowdies midfielder Leo Fernandes, seen here in action against Charleston earlier this season, has one goal in each half of a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Riverhounds on Saturday night in Pittsburgh.
  7. Clearwater's Bobby Finke, left, shows off his silver medal in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships on the medal podium with gold medalist Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy, center, and bronze medalist Florian Wellbrrock of Germany on Saturday in Budapest, Hungary.
  8. The Astros' Cristian Javier and two relievers on Saturday combined to pitch the first no-hitter against the Yankees in 19 years.
  9. The Rays' Isaac Paredes celebrates after hitting a two-run winning single to defeat the Pirates during the ninth inning Saturday at the Trop.
  10. Lightning defenseman, from left, Ryan McDonagh (27), Erik Cernak (81) and Mikhail Sergachev (98) watch from the bench during Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final Friday in Denver.
  11. Staying on top of Colorado star forward Nathan MacKinnon, as defenseman Zach Bogosian tried to do in Game 5 Friday night, has been crucial to Tampa Bay's success in recent games in the Stanley Cup final.
  12. The Lightning know returning home to Amalie Arena Sunday for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup final is no guarantee of success.
  13. Rays shortstop Wander Franco, center, escorted off the field by team staff during a game against the Rangers in late May in Arlington, Texas, is expected to be activated and in the lineup for Sunday’s game against the Pirates.
  14. Isaac Paredes hits a home run off Yankees pitcher Nestor Cortes during Tuesday's game at the Trop.
  15. Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91), top right, and left wing Ondrej Palat (18) celebrate Palat’s third-period game-winning goal in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final on Friday night.
  16. Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy blocks a shot on goal as Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) and Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92) look on during the second period Friday night in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final.
  17. Lightning right wing Corey Perry (10) and center Steven Stamkos (91) celebrate a second-period goal by right wing Nikita Kucherov (86).
  18. Lightning players celebrate a second-period goal by right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final Friday in Denver.
  19. After the game-winning goal by Ondrej Palat, fans inside of Amalie Arena cheer during the official Lightning watch party on Friday night.
  20. Manuel Margot, pictured during Monday's game, likely won't need surgery and will rehab a "significant" patellar tendon strain with the hope of returning later this season, manager Kevin Cash said Friday.
  21. Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91), top right, and Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18) celebrate Ondrej Palat’s third period game winning goal in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final Friday, June 24, 2022 in Denver. TheTampa Bay Lightning won 3-2.
  22. The Rays' Harold Ramirez reacts after driving in the winning run with a single against the Pirates during the 10th inning Friday night.
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