With a score of 1-1 just over halfway through the second period, Avalanche winger Artturi Lehkonen scored the decisive goal.
The Lightning won the last two Stanley Cups in 2020 and 2021.
Avalanche defender and winner of the 2021-2022 Norris Trophy Cale Makar was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player during the playoffs after scoring 29 points in the postseason.
The Avalanche close the 2022 NHL playoffs with a 9-1 visiting team record. The team’s only loss came against Tampa Bay in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals.
Their nine road wins set a franchise record for most in a playoff year, finishing as the second highest total in NHL history behind six clubs with 10, most recently when the St. Louis Blues won the Stanley Cup in 2019.