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Panthers Thrill NHL Followers in Recreation 7 Win vs. McDavid, Oilers to Clinch 1st Stanley Cup

Scott Polacek @@ScottPolacek Featured Columnist IV June 25, 2024 Peter Joneleit/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images You can finally exhale, Florida Panthers fans. Florida not only avoided blowing a 3-0 lead to Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers with Monday’s 2-1 victory in Game 7 of the 2024 Stanley Cup Final at Amerant Bank Arena, it

Panthers Thrill NHL Followers in Recreation 7 Win vs. McDavid, Oilers to Clinch 1st Stanley Cup

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekX.com LogoFeatured Columnist IVJune 25, 2024

SUNRISE, FL - JUNE 24: Florida Panthers center Sam Reinhart (13) gets fist bumps from the team bench after his goal in the second period during game seven of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Edmonton Oilers and the Florida Panthers on Monday, June 24, 2024  at Amerant Bank Arena in Sunrise, Fla. (Photo by Peter Joneleit/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Peter Joneleit/Icon Sportswire by way of Getty Photographs

You’ll be able to lastly exhale, Florida Panthers followers.

Florida not solely averted blowing a 3-0 result in Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers with Monday’s 2-1 victory in Recreation 7 of the 2024 Stanley Cup Closing at Amerant Financial institution Area, it additionally lifted hockey’s most coveted trophy for the primary time in franchise historical past.

The Panthers can lastly name themselves champions, whereas the Oilers fell only one win in need of their first title since 1990. In addition they fell one win in need of changing into the primary team to beat a 3-0 deficit within the Stanley Cup Closing for the reason that Toronto Maple Leafs did so towards the Detroit Purple Wings in 1942.

Bleacher Report @BleacherReport

THE FLORIDA PANTHERS HAVE WON THE STANLEY CUP IN GAME 7 🏆

FROM LOSING IN THE FINAL LAST SEASON TO WINNING THEIR FIRST CUP IN FRANCHISE HISTORY 🔥 pic.twitter.com/BGQq8v6kno

Carter Verhaeghe opened the scoring for the victors within the first interval, whereas Sam Reinhart put them forward for good within the second.

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Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky resembled the dominant model of himself who began the collection and turned away 23 of the 24 photographs he confronted. Solely Mattias Janmark bested him within the first interval, and he and the Florida protection withstood the entire guests’ comeback efforts down the stretch.

Social media had loads of reactions to the thrilling win:

B/R Open Ice @BR_OpenIce

THE FLORIDA PANTHERS HAVE WON THEIR FIRST STANLEY CUP IN FRANCHISE HISTORY 🏆 pic.twitter.com/aIAuY0kc6Y

Florida Panthers @FlaPanthers

WE ARE STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS!!!! pic.twitter.com/Yr17FW7AhM

Bryan Fischer @BryanDFischer

The Florida Panthers observe up a Stanley Cup loss with a Stanley Cup win. Fairly the run, three video games previous to tonight apart.

Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds

2 Tremendous Bowls.
2 World Collection.
3 NBA Finals.
And now, Stanley.

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South Florida. One in every of all the pieces. Lastly.

Onerous Rock Wager @HardRockBet

Bobrovsky tonight 🧱 pic.twitter.com/84a0hzFq8Z

Ryan Clark @Realrclark25

Huge fricking save for Bobrovsky!! He is stepped it up tonight in an enormous method!

Tyler Dunne @TyDunne

Sergei Bobrovsky is the fictional goalie our dads all invented within the basement who “has by no means been scored on.” Diving, flopping, flailing. What a Recreation 7.

matty @MVPWood_

Bobrovsky the final 20 min pic.twitter.com/wBDdtlwiIE

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Florida Panthers @FlaPanthers

SHE’S A STANLEY CUP CHAMPION pic.twitter.com/30WhwiYlNt

Brian Hedger @BrianHedger

What a freaking collection … and what a freaking Recreation 7. What number of hockey followers had been born tonight?

Wow.

Congrats, Panthers. Nice present, Oil.

Tom Fornelli @TomFornelli

The Montreal Canadiens stay the final Canadian NHL staff to win a Stanley Cup, again in 1993. Just a few months later, the Florida Panthers performed the primary NHL recreation in franchise historical past.

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Shea Serrano @SheaSerrano

HUGE NIGHT FOR ALL OF US LIFELONG PANTHERS FANS EVER SINCE WE SAW JUST NOW THAT THEY WON THE STANLEY CUP

All of the momentum was on Edmonton’s aspect following three straight wins, making a quick begin all of the extra crucial for the Panthers in entrance of the house crowd.

And so they obtained simply that, though it was fairly short-lived. Verhaeghe began the scoring within the first 5 minutes of the competition, which marked Florida’s first lead since Recreation 3. Nevertheless, that did not even final three complete minutes, as Janmark countered for Edmonton with the equalizer in a frantic back-and-forth begin.

B/R Open Ice @BR_OpenIce

WHAT A DEFLECTION BY CARTER VERHAEGHE 😱

1-0 CATS IN GAME 7 pic.twitter.com/OSpgyYSSE2

B/R Open Ice @BR_OpenIce

MATHIAS JANMARK GETS IT RIGHT BACK 🤯

THE START OF GAME 7 IS ELECTRIC pic.twitter.com/NqzVgAPRYT

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Stuart Skinner and Bobrovsky settled in from there forward of a monumental momentum change within the second interval.

It appeared just like the Oilers had been going to attain the go-ahead aim with a persistent assault that appeared to beat Bobrovsky, however Panthers defenseman Dmitry Kulikov swept the puck away earlier than it discovered the web.

Reinhart took it from there and fired a wrist shot into the web on the opposite finish to show what seemed to be a positive one-goal deficit right into a one-goal lead.

B/R Open Ice @BR_OpenIce

SAM REINHART PUTS THE CATS BACK ON TOP 🚨 pic.twitter.com/pQWBxrYSFa

The remainder of the sport was decided by Bobrovsky and the Florida protection.

Edmonton continued to assault the web, together with throughout a number of close to scrums in entrance of the Panthers’ web, simply to be turned away each single time. The house staff did not create many scoring alternatives for themselves, however they had been firmly centered on the defensive aspect of the ice.

B/R Open Ice @BR_OpenIce

SOMEHOW, SOMEWAY THIS STAYED OUT OF THE NET 🤯 pic.twitter.com/L7J4wErrXv

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B/R Open Ice @BR_OpenIce

BOBROVSKY. THAT’S THE TWEET 😱 pic.twitter.com/W4QoLGKInP

It was a closing stretch that can without end be remembered by the Panthers and their followers, and it resulted of their first Stanley Cup.

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