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NHL On Tap: Panthers To Host Lightning In Playoff Rematch

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Welcome to NHL On Tap. His three writers for share what they’re most looking forward to in their daily schedule. Today, their picks from his three games on Friday.

Panthers seek revenge in playoff rematch

The last time these teams met in a game, the Florida Panthers swept the Tampa Bay Lightning in the second round of the Eastern Conference last season after winning the Presidents’ Trophy with the best record in the NHL (58-18-6). it was done. The rivalry continues in Florida (7:30 PM ET, ESPN+, HULU, SN NOW). The Panthers replaced Andrew Brunet as his coach with Paul Morris as he went 13-3 in his four games. The team started off in different directions this season. After back-to-back losses to the Pittsburgh Penguins (6-2) and the Philadelphia Flyers (3-2), Florida he’s 3-1-0 and Tampa Bay he’s 1-3-0.The Lightning have scored 10 goals in four games, six of them in Stephen Stamkos, and seeks to attack. Now you can expect a playoff-like atmosphere. — David Satriano, Staff Writer

Perron seems to keep Red Wings hot

David Peron Blending seamlessly with the Detroit Red Wings (2-0-1), he’s the hottest player of his season when he visits the Chicago Blackhawks (1-2-0) for their home opener (8:30pm ET). We look forward to continuing our strong start. ; NBCSCH, BSDETX, ESPN+, SN NOW). The forward, who signed a two-year, $9.5 million contract (an average of $4.75 million a year) as a free agent on July 13, has scored three goals in three games. But his scoring is nothing new for the veteran, who has scored 94 goals in his 251 regular-season appearances over the past four seasons with the St. Louis Blues.For the Blackhawks (1-2-0), forward Sam Rafferty (2 goals, 1 assist) and Jason Dickinson (1 goal, 2 assists) each in Saturday’s big game against the San Jose Sharks, 5-2, with Lafferty scoring twice short-handed. This is his first game in six days for Chicago. — Shawn P. Roarke, Senior Director of Editorial

October roll lantern

Mikko Rantanen His fall prominence looks set to continue when the Colorado Avalanche host the Seattle Kraken (9 p.m. ET; ALT2, ROOT-NW, ESPN+, SN NOW). The forward has scored at least three points in his home games in both Avalanche games this season, with his two goals in his 4-3 overtime loss to the Jets in Winnipeg on Wednesday. 1 assist included. He tallied his 57 points (19 goals, 38 assists) in his 50 games in October, averaging 1.14 points per game compared to his active NHL players (minimum 50 games) for the month. ranks him eighth among. Colorado (2-1-1) and Seattle (1-2-2) are each recovering from overtime losses. The Kraken lost Wednesday to the St. Louis Blues, where he lost 4-3.seattle center Shane WrightThe No. 4 pick in the 2022 NHL Draft, he got his first NHL point assist.kraken forward Andre Brachowski It was a point end in 4 consecutive games. — William Douglas, Staff Writer

friday game

Tampa Bay Lightning with the Florida Panthers (7:30 PM ET, ESPN+, HULU, SN NOW)

Acquired in an offseason trade for forward Calgary Flames Matthew Takachuk He leads the Panthers with six points (two goals and four assists) in four games.forward braden point (1 goal, 1 assist) and Nikita Kucherov (5 assists) amassed seven points in four games, but only one goal for the Lightning to try to avoid a three-game losing streak.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Chicago Blackhawks (8:30 PM ET, NBCSCH, BSDETX, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Red Wings are still in regulation after three games, with a plus-five goal difference, but they are short of two key forwards. Tyler Bertuzzi has been sidelined for four to six weeks with an upper body injury, and Jakub Vrana joined the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program on Wednesday. Coach Derek Lalonde could become the first Red Wings coach of his to score at least one point in his first four games with the team.looking forward to chicago Patrick Kane to go. The veteran forward has one assist in three games this season after scoring 92 points (26 goals and 66 assists) in 78 games last season.

Seattle Kraken on Colorado Avalanche (9 PM ET, ALT2, ROOT-NW, ESPN+, SN NOW)

For Colorado special teams, it’s feast and famine. Avalanche has top-ranked power in the NHL for his plays with 53.9% (7-13) and lowest-ranked penalty kills he has 50.0% (7-14).Seattle goalie Martin Jones His NHL career is one short of 400 and one win away from 200.