The Lightning defeated the Panthers with a 2-1 victory via shootout in its season opener Saturday at Amalie Arena.
J.T. Miller and Nikita Kucherov scored in the shootout. Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy made 42 saves and stopped both shots he faced in the shootout period.
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