The Panthers look to even the series after losing a thrilling Game 1.
The Lightning will sport these line combinations to start the game:
The Panthers, who will be without Sam Bennett who is serving a 1 game suspension, will have these lines:
The Lightning got the scoring started about 5 minutes in to the game on a goal by Steven Stamkos:
They kept the pressure up adding another by Ondrej Palat to go up 2-0 – no team was up by more than 1 goal in Game 1.
The second period was rather uneventful – at least by these teams’ standards, with only one goal coming from Florida’s Mason Marchment:
In the third period Yanni Gourde would get the empty netter to ice this one for the Bolts as they would take the 3-1 victory for the 2-0 series lead.