Panthers’ First Playoff Series Win Since 1996

For the first time in 26 years, the Florida Panthers are going to the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

They eliminated the Washington Capitals in Game 6 on Friday night with a 4-3 overtime win that featured Carter Verhaeghe playing the hero role again.

Verhaeghe scored his second overtime goal to give the Panthers the series-clinching win.

As for the Washington Capitals, it was a heartbreaking loss to end their season the way they did. Capitalsnfought hard in the series, especially in Game 6. They couldn’t hold on to their lead in the third period. 

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