Saturday Caterwaul: Florida Panthers Open Forum

Girardi goal give Bolts 3-1 series lead on Bruins

Dan Girardi scored 3:18 into overtime, from Alex Killorn and Yanni Gourde to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves for the Lightning, who now head home with a three to one lead in the series.

Alex Tuch scored two goal and former Florida Panther Jonathan Marchessault notched the empty-net clincher in the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 win over the visiting San Jose Sharks. The series shifts back to San Jose with the Golden Knights leading three games to two.

Today’s games

Pittsburgh at Washington 7:00 p.m. NBC (Series tied 2-2)

Winnipeg at Nashville 9:30 p.m. NBCSN (Series tied 2-2)

2018 IIHF World Championship

Friday’s results

Group A

Russia 7, France 0

Evgenii Dadonov scored a goal and added an assist. He logged 14:55 TOI and finished with two shots on goal and a +3 rating.

Maxim Mamim logged 15:55 TOI and finished with three shots on goal and an even rating.

Sweden 5, Belarus 0

Group B

United States 5, Canada 4 (SO)

Aaron Ekblad had one assist in 28:13 TOI. He finished with four shots on goal and with an even rating.

Denmark 3, Germany 2 (SO)

Today’s games

Group A

Switzerland vs Austria 6:15 a.m.

France vs Belarus 10:15 a.m. NHL Network

Czech Republic vs Slovakia 2:15 p.m.

Group B

Norway vs Latvia 6:15 a.m.  NHL Network

Finland (Sateri) vs South Korea 10:15 a.m.

Denmark vs United States 2:15 p.m. NHL Network