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Game Two Caterwaul: Florida Panthers vs Washington Capitals

Cats look to rebound from disappointing opener

Washington Capitals v Florida Panthers - Game One Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images

Florida Panthers ​vs Washington Capitals

  • WHEN: 7:30 p.m. ET
  • WHERE: FLA Live Arena, Sunrise, FL
  • SERIES: Washington leads 1-0
  • ON THE TUBE: TBS, Bally Sports Florida, NBCS-WA
  • ON THE DIAL: 560 WQAM (D/B), 640 WMEN (PB), 1370 WAXE (TC), Thunder 100.3 (Keys)
  • SOCIALS: #FlaPanthers, #ALLCAPS, #WSHvsFLA, @LitterBoxCats, LBC FaceBook
  • ENEMY INTEL: Japers’ Rink
  • LAST MEETING: WSH 4, @FLA 2 - (Game 1 Recap)
  • NEXT MEETING: May 5, 2022
  • PROJECTED STARTERS: Bobrovsky (0-1 .919/3.06 0SO) vs Vanecek (1-0 .938/2.00 0SO)
  • PLAYER STATS: Florida / Washington

Scouting Report (courtesy of Winners and Whiners)

The Washington Capitals face the Florida Panthers in Game Two of the First Round, after a shocking 4-2 upset victory in the first game. The Capitals, who entered the Stanley Cup Playoffs as a wild card team, have not only stolen a road game but look to take a two-game series lead back to their home ice. The Panthers, meanwhile, entered the playoffs as the Presidents’ Trophy winner but hope to even up the series with a win in Game Two and avoid a shocking First Round exit.

Thursday in the Stanley Cup Playoffs:

  • Game 2: Pittsburgh at New York Rangers 7 p.m. TNT
  • Game 2: Nashville at Colorado 9:30 p.m. TNT
  • Game 2: Dallas at Calgary 10 p.m. TBS

Wednesday’s results

Carolina 5, Boston 2 (Hurricanes lead series 2-0)

Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 3 (Series tied 1-1)

Minnesota 6, St. Louis 2 (Series tied 1-1)

Edmonton 6, Los Angeles 0 (Series tied 1-1)

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