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PHOTOS: Colorado Avalanche beat Tampa Bay Lightning in overtime, NHL Stanley Cup Finals Game 4

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Fans rejoice during a watch party for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals at Metro State University in downtown Denver on Monday, June 22, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Brady Roper (92) and Sam Costantino (29) stand for the national anthem during a watch party for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals at Metro State University in downtown Denver on Monday, June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) sets up and shoots and scores on a maskless Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) in the first period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) celebrates his goal against Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) in the first period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) celebrates his goal against Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) in the first period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Catherine Cater watches intently during a watch party for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals at Metro State University in downtown Denver on Monday, June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar (8) and Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Brandon Hagel (38) chase down the puck in the first period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri (91) handles the puck against Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jan Rutta (44) in the first period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche left wing Artturi Lehkonen (62) dives to redirect the puck against Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Corey Perry (10) in the first period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) sizes up Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) charging the net in the second period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022. Colorado Avalanche defenseman Bowen Byram (4) defends on the play.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar (8) send a shot towards the net against Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Pierre-Edouard Bellemare (41) in the second period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) scores a goal against Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) in the second period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022. Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jack Johnson (3) defends on the play.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen (96) skates the puck around Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Alex Killorn (17) in the second period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Fans erupt after a goal by Nathan MacKinnon (29) of the Colorado Avalanche during a watch party for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals at Metro State University in downtown Denver on Monday, June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92) scores against Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) in the second period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92), Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen (96), Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar (8) and Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon (29) celebrate a goal by Landeskog against Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) in the second period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche center Nico Sturm (78) shoots and scores against Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) in the third period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche center Nico Sturm (78) celebrates his goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) in the third period during Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Fans show their love during a watch party for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals at Metro State University in downtown Denver on Monday, June 22, 2022.

  • AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post

    Derek Rightmire proudly displays his homemade Stanley Cup trophy during a watch party for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals at Metro State University in downtown Denver on Monday, June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri (91) scores the game-winning overtime goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) to win Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022. Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) defends on the play.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri (91) hops over Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) after scoring the game-winning overtime goal to win Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals 3-2 at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche left wing J.T. Compher (37), Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92) and Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson (6) swarm Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri (91) after Kadri scored the game-winning overtime goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) to win Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals 3-2 at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

  • Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Colorado Avalanche teammates swarm Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri (91) after Kadri scored the game winning overtime goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) to win Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals 3-2 at Amalie Arena June 22, 2022.

The Colorado Avalanche gutted out a 3-2 Game 4 win Wednesday night in front of a stunned Tampa Bay Lightning crowd on Nazem Kadri’s winner at 12:02 of overtime. Kadri beat Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy to the blocker side.

The win puts the Avalanche within one game of their first Stanley Cup in 21 years.

The series now moves to Denver for Friday’s Game 5.

Click here to read more about tonight’s win.