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GameDay Caterwaul: Carolina Hurricanes at Florida Panthers

With 11 games to go, playoff appearance will require an epic push and help from around the ATL

NHL: Florida Panthers at Carolina Hurricanes James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Hurricanes (30-27-13 73P) at Panthers (31-29-11 73P)


  • WHEN: 7:30 p.m. ET - LBC GameThread right here at 7ish
  • WHERE: BB&T Center - Miami Ft. Lauderdale Sunrise, FL
  • TICKETS: via the Club
  • ON THE TUBE: FOX Sports Florida, FOX Sports Carolina
  • ON THE DIAL: 560 WQAM, 640 WMEN
  • SOCIALS: #FlaPanthers, #Canes, #CARvsFLA, @LitterBoxCats, LBC FaceBook
  • ENEMY INTEL: Canes Country
  • SB NATION: Game Feature Hub
  • BACK-TO-BACK? (FLA/CAR): None/None
  • FLA IN SEASON SERIES: Game 3 of 3 (1-1-0)
  • ALL-TIME vs CAR/HFD (RS): 48W-44L-110T 9TL 2SOL 318GF 304GA
  • ALL-TIME at FLA (RS): 30W-11L-8T 6OTL 2SOL 178GF 130GA
  • LAST FIVE vs CAR (RS): 4-1-0 16GF 8GA
  • LAST MEETING: Host FLA 3 - CAR 2 (SO) - (Todd’s Recap) - 02/28/2017
  • NEXT MEETING (RS): 2017-18 season
  • PROJECTED STARTERS: Berra 0-0-0 1.00 /0.00 0SO) vs Ward (23-20-11 .904/2.71 2SO)
  • TALE OF THE TAPE via Left Wing Lock
  • PLAYER STATS: Florida / Carolina


Scouting Report: The Florida Panthers and Carolina Hurricanes both had their playoff hopes take a major hit on Sunday, but the losses occurred in completely different ways.

Florida (31-29-11) concluded a three-game road trip in Pittsburgh with a 4-0 loss to the Penguins on Sunday behind the 10th career hat trick by star center Sidney Crosby and a 21-save effort by goalie Marc-Andre Fleury.

Carolina (30-27-13) is 5-2-3 in the past 10 games after losing 4-3 in overtime at Philadelphia on Sunday.

The Panthers return to South Florida to host the Hurricanes on Tuesday at BB&T Center. (More via AP)


Last action from the Cats: 4-0 loss in Pittsburgh Sunday afternoon. Past five: 2-3-0 (streak: 1L)

Last action from the Canes: 4-3 (SO) loss to Philadelphia Sunday. Past five: 3-0-2 (streak: 1L)


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