Friday Caterwaul: Florida Panthers Open Forum

Lightning zap Caps, tie series at two

Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves and Alex Killorn scored the game-winning goal with 8:03 left in regulation, lifting the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals, evening the Eastern Conference final at two games apiece. Brayden Point, Steven Stamkos and Anthony Cirelli (ENG) also scored for the Lightning.

Highlights (courtesy of

Tonight’s game

Winnipeg at Vegas 8 p.m. NBCSN (Golden Knights lead series 2-1)

Who will win tonight?

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2018 IIHF World Championship


Canada 5, Russia 4 (OT)

  • Aaron Ekblad drew the secondary assist on Ryan O’Reilly’s overtime winner. The Florida Panthers defenseman finished with two shots on goal and a -1 rating in 25:43 TOI.
  • Evgenii Dadonov had one assist, one shot and registered a -1 rating in 13:35 TOI
  • Maxin Mamin did not play in the game due to injury./

United States 3, Czech Republic 2

  • Patrick Kane scored two goals, including the game-winning goal 6:58 into the period to the U.S. to the win./

Switzerland 3,  Finland 2

Harri Sateri made 24 saves as the Finns were upset by Switzerland. Sateri finished with tournament with a 4-1 record, 1.41 GAA, .939 save percentage, and one shutout.

Sweden 3, Latvia 2

Semifinals (Saturday)

United States vs Sweden

Switzerland vs Canada (Ekblad)