The Florida Panthers decisively defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 5 to 2, on February 12, 1997.

Final

TBL

Lightning

19-28-6

2

FLA

Panthers

28-15-13

5

Team

TBL

FLA

1

1

1

2

1

1

3

0

3

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

TBL

FLA

Lightning

Cory Cross (EV) assisted by Jeff Toms and Paul Ysebaert

1

0

Panthers

David Nemirovsky (EV) assisted by Gord Murphy and Radek Dvorak

1

1

2nd period

TBL

FLA

Panthers

Chris Wells (EV) assisted by Terry Carkner and Jason Podollan

1

2

Lightning

Dino Ciccarelli (EV) assisted by Bill Houlder and Igor Ulanov

2

2

3rd period

TBL

FLA

Panthers

Robert Svehla (PP) assisted by Per Gustafsson and Rob Niedermayer

2

3

Panthers

Martin Straka (EV) assisted by David Nemirovsky and Robert Svehla

2

4

Panthers

Radek Dvorak (PP) assisted by Martin Straka and Jody Hull

2

5