Lightning will fight with backs against the wallJune 23, 2022 | 05:29 AM
Steven Stamkos is determined to keep fighting with the Lightning down 3-1 to the Colorado Avalanche in the Stanley Cup Final.
Analysis: "It's extremely tough to get to this position," Stamkos said. "And then when your backs are against the wall at the end, it's the toughest mountain to climb. There's nothing to lose now. We've got to go out and have the game of our season next game. We know it's going to be difficult. We know they're a heck of a team over there, but we're not going to quit. We've gone too far and guys have sacrificed so much to get to this position. So we'll regroup here and go win a game on the road." The Lightning are trying to become the first team to win three straight championships since the New York Islanders in the 1980s. After the Avalanche secured a 3-2 overtime victory on Wednesday, the Lightning have been must win Game 5 on Friday to stay in the series.