Tampa Bay Lightning (45-29-8)

    Lightning 2, Panthers 3

    Carter Verhaeghe scored the go-ahead goal 58 seconds into the third period, Matthew Tkachuk had a goal and an assist and the Panthers beat the Lightning to strike first in the series. Aleksander Barkov had two assists and Sam Reinhart also scored for Florida, which won a Game 1 on home ice for the first time since 1997.

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    MINI-MOVIE: Cats Take Game 1 vs Lightning!

    Relive Game 1 at Amerant Bank Arena as Reinhart, Verhaeghe and Tkachuk score and Bobrovsky tallies 17 saves in the 3-2 W. Stay connected with the #FloridaPanthers:

    Verhaeghe, Tkachuk & Coach Maurice Postgame Interviews | Game 1

    Carter Verhaeghe, Matthew Tkachuk and Coach Paul Maurice speak with media following Game 1 of the First Round series between Florida and Tampa Bay. Stay connected with the #FloridaPanthers:

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    "OH I LIKE THAT LOM!" | Brandon Montour Mic'd Up for Game 1 vs Lightning

    Brandon Montour mic'd up for the first game of the first round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Stay connected with the #FloridaPanthers:

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    Panthers vs Lightning | Game 1 Highlights | 4.21.24

    Highlights from the Florida Panthers 3-2 Game 1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning. 2:33 - Reinhart Goal 4:21 - Tampa Bay Goal 6:55 - Verhaeghe Goal 8:00 - Tkachuk Goal 9:01 - Tampa Bay Goal 9:21 - End of Game Celebration Stay connected with the #FloridaPanthers:

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    Gm 1: Lightning @ Panthers 4/21 | NHL Playoffs 2024

    Extended highlights of the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Florida Panthers; Game 1 of the First Round of the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs 00:00 1st period 04:35 2nd period 05:40 3rd period

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    NHL Game 1 Highlights | Lightning vs. Panthers - April 21, 2024

    Matthew Tkachuk tallied a goal and an assist and Aleksander Barkov had two helpers as the Florida Panthers topped the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 in a thrilling Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.

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    Panthers’ Verhaeghe Taps In Beautiful Backdoor Feed From Barkov

    Watch as Florida Panthers’ Aleksander Barkov surveys the ice before picking out Carter Verhaeghe with a perfectly placed backdoor feed for a Panthers’ powerplay goal in Game 1 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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    Reinhart and the Cats are on the board! 🐱🚨

    Sam Reinhart picks up right where he left off in the regular season, deflecting home the first goal of the Florida Panthers Round 1 matchup against the Tampa Bay Lightning

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    1 Hour+ of the EPIC McDavid, MacKinnon, Kucherov 2023-24 Scoring Race

    For a second straight season, 140 points was not enough to win a scoring title. Nikita Kucherov (44-100—144 in 81 GP) and Nathan MacKinnon (51-89—140 in 82 GP) both set franchise records for points in a season to make 2023-24 the seventh campaign in League history with multiple 140-point scorers, bumping Connor McDavid (32-100—132 in 76 GP) outside the top two in NHL scoring for the first time since his rookie campaign of 2015-16 – despite that he became the seventh player in NHL history with consecutive 130-point campaigns.

    Florida Panthers 2023-24 Plays of the Year

    The Florida Panthers will look to become the fourth different team in the last 20 years to make the Stanley Cup Final in consecutive seasons. The others include the Lightning (3 from 2020-22), Penguins (2 from 2008 – 2009 & 2016 – 2017) and the Red Wings (2008 – 2009).

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    FLA vs TBL: 2024 1ST ROUND SERIES PREVIEW 🏒

    Steve Goldstein and Randy Moller break down the first round matchup with the in-state rival Tampa Bay Lightning. 0:00 - Intro 0:53 - Panthers as Favorites 1:53 - Goaltender Matchup 3:00 - Confidence carryover from SCF run 3:40 - Who has the better stars? 4:45 - Power Play vs. Penalty Kill 6:16 - Defensemen matchup 7:33 - Panthers Depth 8:57 - The Best Duo in the Series? 10:25 - Coaching matchup Stay connected with the #FloridaPanthers:

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    The Standard

    Bolts Nation, our time is now ⚡ The 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs are here. Watch and stream Lightning games and more behind-the-scenes content all season long on Bally Sports and the Bally Sports app. http://BallySports.com/TampaBayLightning Join the Thunder: http://tampabaylightning.com http://twitter.com/tblightning http://instagram.com/tblightning

    Tampa Bay Lightning 2023-24 Plays of the Year

    The Tampa Bay Lightning, who’ve made the Stanley Cup Final three times in the past four years while winning in 2020 and 2021, are aiming to become the first team to capture three Stanley Cups in a five-year span since the Oilers did so within four years from 1987 to 1990

    "The Florida Panthers are THE team now..." | NHL Analyst Mike Rupp joins Territory Talk

    Mike Rupp joins Jameson Olive & Doug Plagens on the latest Territory Talk to talk must-see TV in the Lightning-Cats showdown! Stay connected with the #FloridaPanthers:

    It’s not an ending, it’s a new beginning

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    Washington Capitals at Tampa Bay Lightning Preview and Game Day Thread

    Washington Capitals at Tampa Bay Lightning: GAME #76 Time: 7:00 pm Eastern Time Location: Amalie Arena Broadcast/Streaming: BSSUN, NBCSWA.

    Lightning Round: peering over at the rampant wild card race

    Feb 28, 2023; Tampa, Florida, USA; Florida Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (72) makes a save from a shot by Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) in the third period at Amalie Arena.

    Lightning Round: can the Bolts catch Toronto?

    Mar 28, 2023; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) and Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) come off the ice after there win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena.

    Tampa Bay Lightning Recap: Bolts get clean win over Carolina

    Mar 28, 2023; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) celebrates his goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during the second period at PNC Arena.

    Lightning Round: That was a rough stretch of hockey

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    Lightning Round: Ten years of Jon Cooper

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    Recap: an Odyssey on penalties, the Bruins, and what’s not working with the Tampa Bay Lightning

    Mar 25, 2023; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Pat Maroon (14) throws a punch at Boston Bruins right wing Garnet Hathaway (21) during the first period at TD Garden.

    Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins Preview and Game Day Thread

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    The New Raw Charge

    It’s kind of unbelievable that we are almost a week away from leaving the VoxMedia/SBNation network that has been the only home for Raw Charge since its inception.

    Recap: Lightning blown out by Senators

    Mar 23, 2023; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Ottawa Senators right wing Alex DeBrincat (12) celebrates his goal scored in the first period against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Canadian Tire Centre.

    Tampa Bay Lightning at Ottawa Senators Preview and Game Day Thread

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    Lightning Round: at least the Maple Leafs lost

    MONTREAL, CANADA - MARCH 21: Jonathan Drouin #27 of the Montreal Canadiens scores during the first period of the NHL regular season game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Bell Centre on March 21, 2023 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

    “Egregious” turnovers lead to Lightning loss to Canadiens

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    Standings

    Odds

    Columbus Blue Jackets' Markus Nutivaara, right, of Finland, dives to block the puck against Tampa Bay Lightning's Tyler Johnson during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)