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      Radko Gudas (undisclosed) is expected to return for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.

      Gudas left Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final after taking a massive hit from Ivan Barbashev which caused him to leave the game after just 2:11 TOI but is expected back in the Panthers' lineup for Game 3 on Thursday vs. Vegas. The 33-year-old has three assists, 30 PIMs and 13 SOG through 18 games throughout the playoffs thus far.

      Source: Jameson Olive 06/7/23, 1:28 pm EST

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      Sergei Bobrovsky will start Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final vs. Vegas.

      Bobrovsky was pulled in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final after allowing four goals on 13 shots (.692 SV%) as Florida dropped to 0-2 in the series but is expected to take the crease again for Game 3 vs. Vegas on Thursday. The 34-year-old has been a godsend throughout the playoffs, leading Florida with an 11-4-0 record, 2.50 GAA and .925 SV%. He will hope to get his team in the winning column for the first time in the Finals as he takes on Vegas, who has won three straight and finished the regular season 11th in the NHL in goals allowed per game (2.74).

      Source: Jameson Olive 06/7/23, 1:31 pm EST

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      Aleksander Barkov (undisclosed) was a full participant in morning skate and is expected back in. the Panthers' lineup ahead of Game 4.

      Barkov left Game 3 with an undisclosed injury after just 3:51 TOI and his status for Game 4 was originally up in the air before head coach Paul Maurice confirmed Wednesday that the Panthers' captain would be joining the lineup ahead of their matchup vs. Vegas. It is a massive sigh of relief for the Panthers as the 27-year-old had four goals, eight assists, 40 SOG, eight PIMs and a +6 plus/minus through 15 playoff games so far this year.

      Source: Jameson Olive 05/24/23, 11:39 am EST

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      Ryan Lomberg (upper-body) is expected to rejoin the Panthers' lineup ahead of Game 1 vs. Carolina.

      Lomberg last played in Game 4 of the Panthers' opening round series against Boston and has missed Florida's last eight games due to an upper-body injury but is expected to rejoin the lineup for Game 1 vs. Carolina on Thursday. The 28-year-old has yet to pick up a point across four games in the playoffs but has been a force with 18 PIMs and five SOG while averaging close to 12 minutes TOI per game.

      Source: Jameson Olive 05/18/23, 12:55 am EST

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      Sergei Bobrovsky will start Game 4 vs. Toronto.

      Bobrovsky stopped 22 of 24 shots (.917 SV%) for his sixth consecutive win as he extended the Panthers' series lead to 3-0 with a 3-2 win over Toronto in his previous start. The 34-year-old is showing signs of his younger self as he has been sensational throughout the playoffs so far, with a 6-1-0 record, .909 SV% and 3.13 GAA. He will hope to sweep the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 4, who closed out their regular season ninth in the NHL in goals per game (3.39).

      Source: Katie Engleson 05/10/23, 10:21 am EST

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      Sergei Bobrovsky is expected to start Game 2 vs. Toronto.

      Bobrovsky was sensational, stopping 34 of 36 shots (.944 SV%) in the series opener as Florida took a surprising 1-0 series lead over the Toronto Maple Leafs last game. The 34-year-old veteran netminder has been hard to beat since being called upon in Game 5 last series, posting a 4-1-0 record, .901 SV% and 3.58 GAA. He will hope to take a demanding two-game lead in Game 2 Thursday as he takes on Toronto, who finished the regular season second in the NHL in powerplay percentage (26.0%).

      Source: Jameson Olive 05/4/23, 3:15 pm EST

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