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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers preview

Tonight

Lightning at Panthers

When/where: 5; BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM

Key stats: The Lightning, fighting for a playoff spot, has lost the last two meetings against the Panthers and is 1-2 overall against its in-state, Southeast Division rivals this season. … The Lightning will play back-to-back games for the 10th time. It's 5-3-1 in the second of the two games, including a win at Washington on March 12. The Lightning and Panthers close the regular season with a back-to-back set against each other, on April 10 at the St. Pete Times Forum and April 11 in Sunrise.

toDAY

Lightning

at Panthers

When/where: 5; BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM

Key stats: The Lightning, fighting for a playoff spot, has lost the past two meetings and is 1-2 overall against its in-state, Southeast Division rival this season. … The Lightning will play back-to-back for the 10th time. It is 5-3-1 in the second game, including a win March 12 at Washington. The Lightning and Panthers close the regular season with a back-to-back set, April 10 at the St. Pete Times Forum and April 11 in Sunrise.

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