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Panthers GameDay LIVE! Florida Panthers 2, Tampa Bay Lightning 3 (FINAL) ... Tied for Worst Start in Franchise History (1-4-0)

Lightninggirls2 TAMPA -- Welcome to another Hockey Night in (Central) Florida as the Panthers take on the Lightning from the Lakeland Ledger Ice Palace on the shores of Lake Wasapamanni.

Kickoff is just a few minutes away, so make sure to return throughout the game for our usual LIVE! chat.

If it takes a few minutes for your questions to get through, be patient. Like a lot of things at this arena, the internet sucks.

They do have a pretty nice scoreboard though. But I digress.

-- Randy Sexton tonight on Dmitry Kulikov: 'We're keeping an open mind, but we're going to do whatever is best for the long term interest of this player.''

''We have five games left. We'll see.''

-- As far as Dominic Moore goes, the Panthers can't do anymore to help. Sexton says all the paperwork is turned in and they are waiting for Homeland Security to clear him to come in with a work visa. It's been a week since he signed, but thanks to Columbus, Ohio, Day, only five workdays. It can take up to 15 workdays but probably won't.