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Avalanche offers owner Kroenke the third championship of the year

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Stan Kroenke's The method continued on Sunday when the winning billionaire businessman secured his third championship in 2022 with the Colorado Avalanche Stanley Cup victory.

"Avs" defeated two defending champions Lightning 2-1 in Game 6 of the final in Tampa, the third franchise under the ownership of Croenke Sports&Entertainment. And won the second title.

Kroenke won his second Super Bowl title when the Los Angeles Rams won the big game in February and Colorado Mammoth won the National Lacrosse League Championship earlier this month.

"I don't know if we can compare them," Kroenke told The Denver Post.

"But comparable to that, you've had the ultimate year and you're very happy with the players involved and the people in your organization. That's what they have in common. It's like the ultimate reward for a lot of hard work by many people. "

After his Denver Nuggets fell into the first round of the playoffs to the final champion Golden State Warriors. , He will not add the NBA Championship this year.

However, he can have hope for the Colorado Rapids (5-4-7) on the MLS side. Colorado Rapids is in 10th place at the Western Conference with 18 games remaining. Kroenke won the MLS Cup in 2010 as the owner of Rapids.

Kroenke's Premier League Arsenal finished fifth and failed to qualify for this year's Champions League.

He also received good news earlier this month when the $ 5.5 billion SoFi stadium in Los Angeles was selected by FIFA as one of the venues for the World Cup football match in 2026. I did. (Report by Rory Carroll; edited by Claire Fallon)