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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Lightning

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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Lightning
FLORIDA PANTHERS (20-16-7 47pts.) vs. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING (14-20-10 38pts.)
January 17, 2009
St. Pete Times Forum
7:30 P.M.

5 THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TONIGHT'S GAME:

5. The Florida Panthers visit the Tampa Bay Lightning this evening after dropping a 3-2 shootout loss to Philadelphia last night. This marks the Cats final trip to Tampa Bay during the regular season, while the Bolts will visit South Florida once more on March 14. The Panthers are 4-0-2 in their last six games earning ten out of a possible 12 points, while scoring 29 goals over that span.

4. D Jay Bouwmeester, who was named to the 2009 Eastern Conference All-Star team on Thursday, Jan. 8, ranks 2nd in the NHL averaging 27:31 of ice time per game and has 16 points (9-7-16) with a +10 rating in his last 23 games played.

3. C Michael Frolik, who was named to the 2009 Eastern Conference YoungStars on Friday, Jan. 9, ranks 8th among NHL rookie scoring leaders with 20 points (9-11-20). In addition, Frolik places third among rookie leaders in shots on goal (75), 10th in rookie goal scoring (9) and 10th in power play points (6).

2. C Stephen Weiss has recorded 19 points (5-14-19) with a +11 rating in his last 23 games played and places tied for first on the club with 28 points (7-21-28).

1. LW David Booth has recorded 14 points (6-8-14) in his last 12 games played and paces the Panthers with 18 goals. He had a career high eight-game point scoring streak (6-7-13) snapped last night against Philadelphia.

BROADCAST

LOCAL TV:
FS FLORIDA
7 p.m. Panthers Tonight
7:30 p.m. - Panthers at Lightning
Broadcasters: Steve Goldstein (PxP), Denis Potvin (Color)

LOCAL RADIO:
790 The Ticket
7 p.m. Panthers Preview
7:30 p.m. - Panthers at Lightning
Broadcasters: Randy Moller (PxP), Bill Lindsay (Color)

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 62 41 16 5 171 135 87
2 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
3 NYR 61 38 17 6 192 152 82
4 TBL 63 38 19 6 207 167 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 61 35 17 9 176 152 79
7 WSH 63 33 20 10 184 159 76
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 62 27 22 13 150 175 67
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 61 26 31 4 157 191 56
14 CAR 61 24 30 7 142 162 55
15 TOR 62 25 32 5 170 189 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
N. Bjugstad 62 22 15 -8 37
J. Jokinen 61 6 28 -1 34
J. Huberdeau 59 9 24 2 33
A. Ekblad 62 9 23 8 32
B. Boyes 60 10 21 8 31
J. Jagr 58 11 18 -11 29
J. Hayes 53 17 10 -5 27
B. Campbell 62 3 19 3 22
A. Barkov 51 9 12 -6 21
T. Fleischmann 52 7 14 12 21
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 23 16 11 .920 2.40
A. Montoya 4 6 2 .893 2.98
 
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