Lightning 5, Panthers 2
TAMPA, Fla. (AP)
Mattias Ritola opened the scoring eight minutes into the game, lifting a backhander past Panthers goalie Jacob Markstrom with 7 seconds remaining on a power play.
Shannon capitalized on another man-advantage situation at 6:31 of the second period, then scored again at the 12:55 mark.
Jack Skillie broke through for the Panthers on a power play 4:20 into the third after the Panthers came up empty on six opportunities in the first two periods.
Michal Repik scored the other Florida goal 12 minutes later.