Bruins’ Jeremy Swayman is in the zone, and Panthers need to get him out of it

FT. LAUDERDALE and SUNRISE, Fla. — Call it whatever you want: zone, flow state, another planet.

Whatever it is, Jeremy Swayman is living in it right now, with an NHL-best .955 save percentage over seven playoff starts, and the Boston Bruins want him to stay there.

Meanwhile, the Florida Panthers, who have seen Sergei Bobrovsky in similar stratospheres at times during his tenure in Florida, know need to get Swayman out of it if they expect to eliminate the Bruins for the second postseason in a row.

“That save in the first minute of the game. That gets jacked in our net, we’re down 1-0,” coach Jim Montgomery said of Anton Lundell’s six-foot rebound follow-up of a Sam Reinhart snapper Monday. “Their crowd’s going wild and we’re on our heels early on. Instead, he makes that save on a tremendous second-effort play that you don’t see very often.

“He’s just in a zone that’s unparalleled in the first seven games of the playoffs. All of a sudden, our bench has gone to…

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