Michael Frolik is in the lineup for the Panthers tonight, Wade Belak taking the night off along with Anthony Stewart. Tomas Vokoun makes his fifth straight start in net.
Word is Florida will see Montreal backup goalie Jaroslav Halak (1-0-0, 96 percent) tonight, Carey Price taking the evening off.
-- Old pal Dave Strader is here calling the game for Versus. He says hello to everyone back in South Florida.
-- Panthers headed to Ottawa right after the game and will practice there tomorrow afternoon. Will have report after that, and will also offer LIVE! coverage of Wednesday's game from Scotiabank Place in Kanata. That game is not being televised locally, but is TSN's early national game so it will be available on Center Ice.
-- More from Montreal later today. Enjoy your afternoon. I know I will.
-- Word is, Bryan Allen is off to see a knee specialist in the coming days. Will try and get more from JM on this situation tonight. Was going to talk to him about it this morning and just forgot.
-- Oh, and congratulations to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for their huge win last night over the Boston Red Sox. The World Series returns to the Sunshine State, and will be played in what was once known as the Suncoast Dome.
Good luck to the D-Rays in the Series, good to see that franchise turned around.