Panthers’ Ryan Lomberg ill, Steven Lorentz in for Game 2 vs. Lightning

Florida Panthers left wing Ryan Lomberg (94) warms up before the team's NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators, Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, in Nashville, Tenn. (George Walker IV/AP Photo)

The Florida Panthers‘ bottom six will have a different look for Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.

The Panthers said Ryan Lomberg is battling an illness, and he’ll be replaced by Steven Lorentz.

Lomberg had five goals and two assists in 75 games this season.

The six-foot-four Lorentz had one goal and two assists in 38 games.

The Panthers lead the series 1-0.

Catch Game 2 at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT on Sportsnet 360 or Sportsnet+.

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