The Florida Panthers are still seeking their first Stanley Cup Final victory in franchise history as they play the Vegas Golden Knights at home in Game 3 on Thursday night.
That loss was the Panthers' worst of the playoffs since they fell to the Boston Bruins 6-2 in Game 4 of the first round. But Florida rallied to win the next three to upset the Bruins, then won eight of the next nine games to reach the championship round.
What to know about Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final:
When is Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final?
Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Florida Panthers and Vegas Golden Knights is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, June 8, at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida.
How can I watch Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final?
Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final will be shown on TNT, TBS and tru.TV. A pregame show begins at 7 p.m. ET.
How can I live stream Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final?
Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final can be live streamed at TNT.com, on the TNT app or on streaming services that carry TNT.
Will be there be lineup changes in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final?
Goalie Sergei Bobrovsky will be back in net, as expected, after he was pulled in Game 2. Defenseman Radko Gudas is also will play after he was crushed by Vegas' Ivan Barbashev in Monday's game. Panthers coach Paul Maurice said he would use 12 forwards and six defensemen after going 11-7 in Game 2. He didn't say who would be in or out, though forward Zac Dalpe sat out Game 2 when defenseman Casey Fitzgerald was added to the lineup. Penalty killing forward Eetu Luostarinen will sit out again with an undisclosed injury. The Golden Knights also are expected to have the same lineup, which has outscored Florida 12-4 over the first two games.
What is the expected goaltending matchup for Game 3?
Florida's Bobrovsky (11-4, 2.50 goals-against average, .925 save percentage) vs. Vegas' Adin Hill (9-3, 2.06, .937)
What do the Panthers need to do to win Game 3?
Be more disciplined. Top scorer Matthew Tkachuk, for example, received a misconduct in Game 1 and two in Game 2. They need him on the ice, not in the penalty box. ... Play better in front of Bobrovsky. He has been screened by his defensemen on several goals. Make sure to block the shot if you're taking away the goalie's vision.
What do the Golden Knights need to do to win Game 3?
Remain disciplined. Don't respond to the after-the-whistle stuff and continue to make the Panthers pay for their penalties. Vegas is 4-for-11 on the power play in the series. .... Continue their strong defense in front of Hill. The Golden Knights had 22 takeaways and 20 blocked shots in Game 2. Hill can do the rest, as he showed with the save of the playoffs in Game 1 and by stopping several Panthers breakaways over the two games.
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Stanley Cup Final Game 3: TV, live stream for Golden Knights-Panthers