Stanley Cup Final: The Colorado Avalanche came out firing in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, and grabbed a fast

lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning, much like they did in Game 1. The difference this time was that the

Avalanche didn't allow the Lightning get away from them on their way to a 7-0 victory. Colorado scored early and

often with Valeri Nichushkin's power play goal opening the scoring less than three minutes into the game.

Josh Manson extended the advantage five minutes later, and Andre Burakovsky capped off a three- goal first period for

the Avs. In the second period, unlike Game 1, Tampa Bay had no answer, as the Avs scored two more goals. Colorado

added two more goals in the third period to take a commanding 2-0 series lead.It's difficult to find any

positives for the Lightning after Game 2. In the face of the Avalanche's persistent assault, everyone from Andrei

Vasilevskiy onward floundered. Last round, Tampa Bay fought back from a 2-0 series disadvantage, but they won't be

facing the New York Rangers this time. It's too soon to write the Bolts  off, but they appeared to be thoroughly