Cool, Calm & Collected: Cats Rookie Spencer Knight Becomes First Ever 20-Year-Old To Make Playoff Debut In An Elimination GameKnight became a wall the defending Stanley Cup champs could not penetrate.
Knight Time: Rookie Saves 36, Panthers Top Lightning 4-1The Florida Panthers entrusted their season to a rookie goalie making his playoff debut. Spencer Knight delivered, in a huge way.
Tampa Bay Lightning Rebounds With 6-2 Victory Over Florida Panthers In Post Season MatchupAlex Killorn scored a pair of second-period goals and the Tampa Bay Lightning rebounded from its first postseason loss to rout the Florida Panthers 6-2 and take a commanding 3-1 lead in the first-round Central Division playoff matchup on Saturday.
Lomberg Scores In OT To Lift Panthers Past Lightning, 6-5Ryan Lomberg scored on a breakaway 5:56 into overtime to cap a furious comeback and give the Florida Panthers a 6-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night in Game 3 of the first-round Central Division playoff matchup.
Vasilevskiy Stops 32, Lightning Top Panthers 3-1 In Game 2Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 32 shots, Steven Stamkos and Ondrej Palat had first-period goals and the Lightning beat the Panthers 3-1 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Central Division first-round playoff series.
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Defending Champs Tampa Bay Lightning Take On Intrastate Foes Florida Panthers TuesdayThe first-ever playoff game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers could be tough to top. Or perhaps it's just a taste of what's to come in their opening-round Sunshine State series. The defending champion Lightning take a 1-0 lead into Game 2 Tuesday night at 8 p.m. in Sunrise.
Intensity From The Outset In Sunshine State Playoff SeriesThe first-ever playoff game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers could be tough to top.
Lightning Beat Panthers 5-4 In Game 1 Of Playoff SeriesBrayden Point scored two late goals, including the game-winner with 1:14 left in the third period, to lift the defending champion Lightning to a 5-4 win over the Florida Panthers on Sunday night in Game 1 of their playoff series.
Sunshine State Showdown: Lightning-Panthers In NHL's Round 1The defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning and the upstart Florida Panthers are about to meet in the postseason for the first time.
Driedger Gets Third Shutout As Panthers Beat Lightning 4-0Chris Driedger stopped 30 shots to record his third shutout of the season, Juho Lammikko scored a short-handed goal, and the Florida Panthers secured home-ice advantage for the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 4-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the regular season finale for both clubs on Monday night.
Florida Panthers Host Tampa Bay Lightning Monday In Push For The PlayoffsThe Florida Panthers are back on their home ice Monday night as they continue to make a push for the playoffs.