| Apr 1, 2015
| 10:56 AM
The players somberly tossed out the company line about how the Panthers were still mathematically alive for a playoff berth, but for the first time this season, their hollow eyes showed little belief after Tuesday's devastating 3-2 loss to the Bruins that...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 9:21 PM
The playoff picture became clearer in the East on Monday when the Tampa Bay Lightning clinched a postseason berth, but it grew more muddled in the West when the Kings lost to the Chicago Blackhawks and Calgary and Vancouver won their respective games....
| Mar 29, 2015
| 6:18 PM
Enraged Florida Panthers coach Gerard Gallant gave the officials an earful immediately following Saturday's hard-fought overtime loss at Montreal.
Panthers owner Vinnie Viola, watching from afar, shared the feeling that the officiating was one-sided...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 4:21 PM
Even after more than a month of uncertainy about the health of Nick Bjugstad, the reality of losing their leading goal-scorer to season-ending surgery on Friday was a harsh blow to the Florida Panthers.
The good news is that the lower-back problem that...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 1:47 PM
The old confidence was already starting to come back. Then the old master arrived to show the path to prosperity and longevity in the NHL.
The combination has Jonathan Huberdeau back on the career arc foretold by his Calder Trophy winning debut in the...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 2:17 PM
Panthers at Canadiens
When/where: 7 p.m., Bell Center, Monteal
TV: FSF; Radio: 560-AM.
Scouting report: The Canadiens have reached 100 points for the second consecutive season and are battling for the Presidents' Trophy for the best record in the...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 7:59 PM
Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon sat dejectedly with his head down on an exercise bicycle in the hallway outside a somber locker room.
The pedals weren't move; the bicycle was stationary, similar to the Panthers' status in the standings after a...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 7:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Stepan broke out of a long slump with two goals and an assist, and the New York Rangers caught the Western Conference-leading Anaheim Ducks atop the NHL standings with a 7-2 rout Sunday night.
Stepan, who had no points in his...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 8:52 PM
10:30 a.m.: United SportsCar Series, Sebring International Raceway. FS1
12:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Fontana, Qualifying. FS1
2:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Auto Club 400, Final Practice. FS1
4 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series:...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:08 PM
Sami Vatanen kept insisting he was ready to return from the unspecified lower-body injury that sidelined him since Feb. 15 and help the Ducks.
A third-period miscue cast doubt on the claim, but then Vatanen forced an overtime turnover Friday that...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 3:06 PM
The Florida Panthers called it The Goal of a Lifetime.
For Bill Ruggiero and Dustin Smith, co-winners of the contest to choose a backup practice goalie for a day, it was a dream come true.
Ruggiero, of Melbourne, and Smith, of Nashville, Tenn., got...