GameDay Caterwaul: Florida Panthers vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Cats look to get back on winning track
The Florida Panthers (36-28-7) will be looking to leapfrog the Pittsburgh Penguins again when they face the Toronto Maple Leafs (42-19-9) tonight at FLA Live Arena to open a difficult two-game homestand. While Florida faltered Tuesday in Philadelphia, the Penguins scored an impressive 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche in Denver to regain the second wild card. The Maple Leafs have had troubling adjusting to all the changes made at the trade deadline and were soundly beaten 7-2 by the New York islanders in their last outing.
- WHEN: 7 p.m. ET
- WHERE: FLA Live Arena - Sunrise, FL
- ON THE TUBE: Bally Sports Florida-X, SNO
- ON THE DIAL: 560 WQAM (D/B), 1230 The Gambler (PB), Thunder 100.3 (Keys)
- SOCIALS: #TimeToHunt, #LeafsForever, #TORvsFLA, @LitterBoxCats, LBC FaceBook
- ENEMY INTEL: Pension Plan Puppets
- FLA IN SEASON SERIES: Game 2 of 4 (0-0-1)
- LAST MEETING: @TOR 5, FLA 4 (OT) - (Recap) 1/17/2023
- NEXT MEETING: March 29, 2023
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Sergei Bobrovsky (24-17-3 .904/2.98 1SO) vs Matt Murray (13-7-2 .905/2.96 1SO)
- PLAYER STATS: Florida / Toronto/
Thursday in the Atlantic (Standings/Panthers Playoff Chances):
- MONTREAL (28-37-6 62P) at BOSTON (54-11-5 113P) 7 p.m.
- TAMPA BAY (42-24-6 94P) at OTTAWA (34-32-5 73P) 7 p.m.
- St. Louis (31-33-6 68P) at DETROIT (31-30-9 71P) 7 p.m./
Idle: BUF (72P)
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