The Tampa Bay Lightning are hoping to put a poor performance behind them and close out their Stanley Cup First Round series when they host the Florida Panthers in Game 6 on Wednesday (8 p.m. ET; CNBC, SN360, TVAS, BSSUN, BSFL).
Knight helps Panthers avoid elimination with Game 5 win against Lightning
Rookie makes 36 saves in playoff debut; Weegar, Hornqvist each has goal, assist for Florida
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Knight propels Panthers in Game 5
TBL@FLA, Gm5: Knight makes 36 saves in Game 5 win
Spencer Knight stopped 36 shots to lead the Panthers to a 4-1 victory over the Lightning in Game 5, trimming the series deficit to 3-2
SUNRISE, Fla. --Spencer Knight made 36 saves in his Stanley Cup Playoff debut, and the Florida Panthers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup First Round at BB&T Center on Monday.