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Lightning find 'mental fortitude,' win Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final

DENVER -- The Stanley Cup was in the building, ready to be awarded to the Colorado Avalanche. The fans roared for it all night, hoping for a celebration, anticipating one. "WE WANT THE CUP!" they chanted. "WE WANT THE CUP!" But the Tampa Bay Lightning weren't ready to give it...
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Palat, Rutta among top performers for Lightning in Cup Final Game 5

DENVER -- Who played well in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final? Sometimes it's easy to tell, sometimes it isn't. NHL.com graded the players in the 3-2 victory by the Tampa Bay Lightning against the Colorado Avalanche at Ball Arena on Friday. The Avalanche lead the best-of-7 series 3-2 with Game 6 on Sunday. Here are the players and trends that stood out the most.
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Lightning edge Avalanche in Game 5, extend Stanley Cup Final

DENVER -- Ondrej Palat broke a tie with 6:22 left in the third period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning kept their three-peat bid alive with a 3-2 win against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final at Ball Arena on Friday. Palat's one-timer from between the...
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Tampa Bay Lightning's Ondrej Palat plays hero again in Game 5 win over Colorado Avalanche

DENVER -- If the Tampa Bay Lightning need a clutch goal in the third period during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Ondrej Palat is the one scoring it. Palat tallied the game-winning goal at 13:38 of the third period on Friday night, allowing the Lightning to avoid elimination with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals and sending the series back to Tampa.
DENVER, CO

Butterfly Pavilion expands in Broomfield, hopes to be world-renown facility

A rendering of the outside of the new Butterfly Pavilion, which will open in Broomfield, CO. in 2025.Courtesy of Butterfly Pavilion. (Broomfield, CO) Since 1995, the Butterfly Pavilion has taught countless people how to understand and appreciate invertebrates. Now, the Pavilion is expanding to a space more than double its current size to expand its research and education programs.
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FREI: Avalanche Keep Making Things Hard On Themselves (+)

Upon reflection after the Avalanche failed in the chance to close out the Tampa Bay Lightning with a Game 5 win in of the Stanley Cup Final Friday night, it’s surprising the scenario doesn’t play out more often. The Stanley Cup is in the building, so nearby you...
DENVER, CO

Ruthless Colorado Police Choke Dog + Arrest 14 Year Old Girl Over Slap

Another shocking video has been released portraying the Loveland police department in a disturbing light. According to a report from the New York Times, Jon Siers has filed a lawsuit against three officers (Matt Sychla, Jeremiah Wood and Evan Dunlap) of the Loveland Police Department after they brutally arrested his 14-year-old daughter, tased him, and then choked the family's Jack Russell terrier.
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Victim dies in west Denver shooting

DENVER — One person died after they were shot Tuesday evening in a west Denver neighborhood, according to the Denver Police Department (DPD). Officers responded to the shooting about 6 p.m. in the area of West 13th Avenue and Xavier Street, which is a few blocks east of Sheridan Boulevard.
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Colorado Weather: Monsoonal Moisture Is Coming, Heaviest Rain Stays Away From The Front Range

DENVER (CBS4) – The seasonal shift in wind direction called the summer monsoon will mean a lot of moisture in Colorado through the weekend. The heaviest rain will be in the southern region of the state. The moisture is coming from New Mexico where there has been a lot of rain in recent days. And that is why Colorado’s southern communities from the San Juan Mountains to Pueblo and Lamar will see the most significant precipitation. Weather models agree at least some areas south of Highway 50 will get at least 2 inches of rain through Sunday. (source: CBS) Farther north in Denver...
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Lightning stay alive with late goal to beat Avalanche

The Stanley Cup was in the building on Friday in Denver, and the Colorado Avalanche were ready to skate it around the ice for the third time in franchise history. The party will have to wait. The Tampa Bay Lightning spoiled things and got right back into the series. Ondrej...
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Lightning-Avalanche Game 5 report card: Battling back

The Stanley Cup final isn’t a best-of-four series. If it was, the Avalanche would have been skating around Amalie Arena with the chalice over their heads after their overtime victory Wednesday in Tampa. It takes four wins to claim the NHL’s championship trophy, and the last is the hardest...
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Abortion rights protest splinters in the night

A group of protesters was marching through Capitol Hill in Denver into the evening on Friday night after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the federal right to abortion. Joshua Short reports.
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