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Tampa Bay Lightning at Florida Panthers game preview


Lightning at Panthers

When/where: 7:30; BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM

Injuries: Tampa Bay — LW Gary Roberts (groin) and David Koci (broken hand) are out; G Olaf Kolzig (upper body) is day to day. Florida — D Jassen Cullimore (wrist) is day to day.

Key stats: Panthers G Tomas Vokoun has consecutive shutouts. … D Jay Bouwmeester leads Florida with 12 assists and 18 points. … The Panthers are 3-1-1 recently, with 3-0 wins over Colorado and Nashville. … Lightning LW Jussi Jokinen won nine of 11 faceoffs and had an assist in a 2-0 win at Pittsburgh on Tuesday. He has points in consecutive games since being placed on waivers. … C Paul Szczechura, called up from AHL Norfolk this month, doubled his season total with two points, one a goal, vs. the Pens.

Tampa Bay Lightning at Florida Panthers game preview 12/25/08 [Last modified: Friday, December 26, 2008 7:32am]
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