Dan Ellis To Make Panthers Debut

EllisDan Ellis goes for Panthers

Ellis will play his first game for Florida tonight when it takes on the Lightning in Tampa Bay.

Ellis, acquired from Dallas at the deadline, was 5-6-0 with a 3.04 GAA and .900 save percentage with the Stars before moving to the Eastern Conference. Playing him tonight puts Roberto Luongo on the bench tonight but on a collision course with ex-Canucks teammate Cory Schneider for tomorrow, as the Panthers and Devils will do battle in Florida on Friday.

For Tampa Bay, Ben Bishop will be in goal this evening.

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