GameDay Caterwaul: Blues at Panthers Open Forum

With the Hotel Kulifornia closed for recent code violations, Cats turn to O'Brien on blueline in short term (yeah, that's not O'Brien up there, nor is it Murphy)

  • WHO: Florida Panthers (24-19-11 59P) vs St. Louis Blues (36-15-4 76P)
  • WHEN: 5:00 p.m. ET - LBC GameThread right here at 4:30ish
  • WHERE: BB&T Center - Miami Ft. Lauderdale Sunrise, FL
  • WHERE TO WATCH: Fox Sports Florida, Fox Sports Midwest
  • TICKETS: Single game
  • ENEMY INTEL: St. Louis Game Time
  • OPPONENT BREAKDOWN: Kevin scouts the Blues
  • FLA IN SEASON SERIES: Game 2 of 2 (0-1)
  • ALL-TIME VS STL: 7W-17L-3T 1OTL 0SOL 46GF 74GA
  • PROJECTED STARTERS: Elliott (firm), Luongo (probable)
  • PLAYER STATS: Florida / St. Louis
  • TWITTER TAGS: #FlaPanthers, #STLBlues, #STLvsFLA
  • NOTES: D Shane O'Brien was recalled Saturday to cover Dmitry Kulikov's spot (pending suspension).


Last game for the Cats: 2-0 loss in Dallas Friday

Past five: 2-2-1 12GF 11GA (streak: 2L)

Last game for the Blues: 6-3 victory in Tampa Bay Thursday

Past five: 3-2-0 14GF 15GA (streak: 2W)


NHL Preview:


Eastern Wildcard Race on Sunday (full standings / playoff chances):

  • PHILADELPHIA (10th/56P/55GP) at Buffalo (39P), 7:30 p.m., NBCSN
  • WASHINGTON (7th/68P/56GP) at Anaheim (77P), 8:00
  • Idle: BOS (8th/63P/55GP)/


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Ed. Note: I just moments ago learned of the tragic passing of former Panther Steve Montador; all of us at Litter Box Cats pass along our prayers to his family and friends at this terrible hour. He was a memorable player and outstanding gentleman.