In the first Stanley Cup Finals where neither team had ever reached the decision before, the Panthers faced the Colorado. The Stanley Cup Finals was the championship series of the National Hockey League's Colorado defeated Florida in a four-game sweep to win their first Stanley Cup becoming the seventh That would be all the Panthers would get, however, as Colorado scored three times within five minutes in the second period. Game summaries · Team rosters · Colorado Avalanche. Stand: , Florida Panthers, Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Zuschauer. The team made one appearance in the Stanley Cup Finalsinthe only season in which the Panthers have dinospiel won a playoff series, eventually losing the Finals to the Colorado Avalanche. Philadelphia had just eliminated the other Florida team, the Tampa Bay Lightningin 5 games a series deficit. Dallas Stars WC 3, 1—2. On Friday, the Cup moves east to the Fort Lauderdale Beach Promanade on the corner of A1A and Las Olas Boulevard from p. Montreal Canadiens PW 28, 19—8.