Sunday Caterwaul: Florida Panthers Open Forum

Lightning take series lead over Capitals

Cedric Paquette scored his first of the postseason in the opening minute and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 28 shots to help the Tampa Bay Lightning stave off the Washington Capitals 3-2 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final at Amalie Arena. Ondrej Palat and Ryan Callahan also scored for the Lightning, who took a three games to two lead in the series. Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin lit the lamp for the Capitals.

Highlights (courtesy of

Tonight’s game

Vegas at Winnipeg 3 p.m. NBC (Golden Knights lead series 3-1)

Who will win today?

Golden Knights8

2018 IIHF World Championship

Semifinal results

Sweden 6, United States 0

Switzerland 3, Canada 2

  • Aaron Ekblad registered five shots on goal and a +2 rating in 24:10 TOI in Canada’s upset loss to the Swiss./

Medal Round

Bronze: Canada vs United States vs Sweden 9:45 a.m. NHL Network

Gold: Switzerland vs Sweden 2:15 p.m. NHL Network