The stage is set.
A three-peat is in play for the Tampa Bay Lightning as they prepare to face the vaunted Colorado Avalanche, one of hockey's best teams this season but also a franchise that hasn't appeared in the Stanley Cup Final since 2001.
That changes Wednesday, when the Avalanche play host in Game 1 hoping to put an end to Tampa Bay's dynasty.
Here's everything you need to know before puck drop.
How to Watch the 2022 Stanley Cup Final
Who: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Colorado Avalanche
What: 2022 Stanley Cup Finals
When: Game 1 begins Wednesday, June 15 at 8 p.m. ET
Stream: WatchESPN with a valid ESPN+ account or cable subscription
2022 Stanley Cup Final Matchup
No. 3 Tampa Bay Lightning (51-23-8) vs. No. 1 Colorado Avalanche (56-19-7)
2022 Stanley Cup Final Schedule
Game 1: Colorado 4, Tampa Bay 3 OT (Avalanche lead 1-0)
Game 2: Colorado 7, Tampa Bay 0 (Avalanche lead 2-0)
Game 3: Tampa Bay 6, Colorado 2 (Avalanche lead 2-1)
Game 4: Colorado 3, Tampa Bay 2 OT (Avalanche lead 3-1)
Game 5: Tampa Bay 3, Colorado 2 (Avalanche lead 3-2)
Game 6: Colorado 2, Tampa Bay 1 (Avalanche win 4-2)