Avalanche vs. Lightning score: Live updates of Stanley Cup Final Game 3 as Tampa Bay looks to rebound at home

The Avalanche took command of the Stanley Cup Finals with a convincing 7-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 2. Defenseman Cale Makar and winger Valeri Nichushkin led by two goals each, while goaltender Darcy Kuemper recorded all 16 shots, who he faced stopped .

Earlier Monday, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper announced that forward Brayden Point missed the team’s morning skate and will be a game decider for Game 3. Point is still grappling with a lower body injury sustained in Game 7 of the Lightning opening round series against the Toronto Maple Leafs on May 14.

Now the Lightning will be forced to attempt to climb out of another hole in the 0-2 series – possibly without a point. In the Eastern Conference Finals, the New York Rangers won the first two games of the series before the Lightning came back and won four straight games to win the series. Can Tampa pull this off again?

Follow CBS Sports for live updates during Game 3.

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