Steven Stamkos has been practicing his shootout moves, and it paid off on Sunday. Stamkos scored the deciding goal in the tiebreaker to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers.
Game 3 of the Florida Panthers’ six game homestand has the Stanley Cup champion Black Hawks in town. Both teams come off wins Saturday night; the Panthers beat Minnesota 2-1 in a shootout.
It’s game day here in Nashville as the Panthers play the Predators at 8 p.m. on Fox Sports Florida.
Brad Boyes scored two goals, Tomas Fleischmann had a goal and three assists, and the Florida Panthers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in their home opener on Friday night.
Center Aleksander Barkov, the top-ranked European skater, is going to the Florida Panthers in the second overall pick of the NHL draft.