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Flyers get blitzed by short-handed Lightning in 5-2 loss

Tampa Bay was without its leading goal scorer, Brayden Point, who was benched Tuesday for missing a practice. Point's teammate, Victor Hedman, arguably the league's best defenseman, was sidelined by an injury. In addition, standout goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy did not play because he was in the nets the previous night.

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Devils fall to Penguins, fail to complete season sweep

It took four meetings this season before the Devils fell behind in a game to the Pittsburgh Penguins, but when it finally happened Tuesday night they couldn't recover. New Jersey failed to complete the season sweep of their Metropolitan Division foes, falling, 4-3, to the Penguins at Prudential Center.

Florida Panthers announce their 10th captain in franchise history

Aleksander Barkov was named the new Captain of the Florida Panthers before the team's season home opener Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Former Captain, Derek MacKenzie, presented Barkov with his new jersey prior to Monday's game.