The Florida Panthers have a chance to win the Stanley Cup at home. Edmonton will try to thwart it

The Florida Panthers have a chance to win the Stanley Cup at home. Edmonton will try to thwart it

It used to be a running joke in Florida: If you wanted tickets to a Panthers game, just ask for them.

Panthers and Oilers turn to poker and Mario Kart on long flights in the Stanley Cup Final

Panthers and Oilers turn to poker and Mario Kart on long flights in the Stanley Cup Final

The Florida Panthers and Edmonton Oilers are spending nearly as much time flying as they are playing games during the Stanley Cup Final between the two farthest apart teams in NHL history.

Panthers hope to rebound from blowout loss, returning home on the verge of winning the Stanley Cup

Panthers hope to rebound from blowout loss, returning home on the verge of winning the Stanley Cup

The Florida Panthers return home for another chance to win the Stanley Cup licking their wounds from an 8-1 loss to the Edmonton Oilers that prevented the final from being a sweep.

Mavericks and Oilers already have made some history in their comeback quests

Mavericks and Oilers already have made some history in their comeback quests

For the Dallas Mavericks and the Edmonton Oilers, the comeback efforts are just beginning and still have very long ways to go.

Scoring from unlikely sources helps the Oilers stay alive in the Stanley Cup Final

Scoring from unlikely sources helps the Oilers stay alive in the Stanley Cup Final

The Edmonton Oilers staved off elimination and avoided being swept by the Florida Panthers in the Stanley Cup Final thanks in large part to offense coming from some unlikely sources.

Oilers rout the Panthers 8-1 in Game 4 to avoid being swept in the Stanley Cup Final

Oilers rout the Panthers 8-1 in Game 4 to avoid being swept in the Stanley Cup Final

Connor McDavid scored his first goal of the Stanley Cup Final as part of a four-point night, and the Edmonton Oilers routed the Florida Panthers 8-1 in Game 4 to avoid being eliminated in a sweep.

Panthers' Sergei Bobrovsky gets pulled after allowing 5 goals in Stanley Cup Final Game 4

Panthers' Sergei Bobrovsky gets pulled after allowing 5 goals in Stanley Cup Final Game 4

The Edmonton Oilers chased Sergei Bobrovsky from Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final by scoring five goals on 16 shots.

Tarasenko is playing a key role for Florida after winning the Stanley Cup with St. Louis in 2019

Tarasenko is playing a key role for Florida after winning the Stanley Cup with St. Louis in 2019

Vladimir Tarasenko has brought Stanley Cup-winning experience to the Florida Panthers in their pursuit of the first NHL championship in franchise history.

Barkov, Bobrovsky and the Panthers beat the Oilers 4-3 to move within win of Stanley Cup title

Barkov, Bobrovsky and the Panthers beat the Oilers 4-3 to move within win of Stanley Cup title

Aleksander Barkov and Sergei Bobrovsky led the way as the Florida Panthers moved within a victory of their first Stanley Cup title, holding on to beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 in Game 3 of the final.

Utah Hockey Club will be the name of the NHL team in Salt Lake City for its inaugural season

Utah Hockey Club will be the name of the NHL team in Salt Lake City for its inaugural season

The NHL team that moved from Arizona to Salt Lake City will be known as the Utah Hockey Club during its inaugural season.

Panthers downplay their travel delay and late arrival in Edmonton during the Stanley Cup Final

Panthers downplay their travel delay and late arrival in Edmonton during the Stanley Cup Final

The Panthers arrived in Edmonton less than 24 hours before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final after storms in South Florida delayed their lengthy cross-continental flight.

Sharks hire Ryan Warsofsky as new head coach

Sharks hire Ryan Warsofsky as new head coach

The San Jose Sharks have promoted Ryan Warsofsky to become the team’s new head coach after two years as an assistant under the recently fired David Quinn.

Barkov back on ice for the Panthers, who lead Stanley Cup Final thanks to scoring from unsung heroes

Barkov back on ice for the Panthers, who lead Stanley Cup Final thanks to scoring from unsung heroes

Florida captain Aleksander Barkov practiced again after being knocked out of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final in the third period after Edmonton forward Leon Draisaitl launched toward him and hit him in the head.

Panthers take an extra day before 2,500-mile trek to Canada, moving closer to first Cup Final trophy

Panthers take an extra day before 2,500-mile trek to Canada, moving closer to first Cup Final trophy

As the Edmonton Oilers boarded their flight back to Alberta for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Tuesday, the Florida Panthers remained in South Florida.

Locking down games and dominating late has become a hallmark for the Florida Panthers

Locking down games and dominating late has become a hallmark for the Florida Panthers

The Florida Panthers have become experts at locking games down and dominating opponents in the third period.