5 Takeaways from Lightning vs. Panthers Game 1

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4. Another Defensive Masterpiece

After getting the go-ahead goal in the third period, Tampa Bay locked the game down once again like they did in game seven against Toronto. The Lightning outshot Florida 18-10 in the third as they did an excellent job of limiting the Panthers opportunities. Florida has been known for the comebacks all season long, but they never really had a sniff of one in the third period.