| Jan 6, 2015
| 8:19 PM
Despite a drawn-out breakup that took nearly two years before it ended in a messy divorce, when Roberto Luongo steps on the ice Thursday night in Vancouver's Rogers Arena for the first time since being traded to the Panthers last March, he will most...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 11:07 AM
Defenseman Brandon Manning is the lone Lehigh Valley Phantom named to the AHL All-Star Game roster for the Eastern Conference.
The AHL announced All-Star selections Tuesday afternoon. Manning also was selected to the 2013 AHL All-Star Game.
| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Former Panthers goalie Tomas Vokoun has called it a career, according to Stephen Whyno of the Canadian Press. Vokoun, 38, had remained unsigned this year after missing all of the 2013-14 season due to blood clots.
A ninth-round draft pick by the...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad has played fewer than a dozen games in the National Hockey League.
He is already featured in an international advertising campaign along with several established stars.
Ekblad appears in a new 60-second...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:51 AM
With star goaltender Corey Crawford out Tuesday and Antti Raanta ready to make his 2014 debut with the Chicago, the Blackhawks recalled goaltender Scott Darling from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.
Crawford is day-to-day with an...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:10 PM
— For nearly a year leading up to the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, defensman Aaron Ekblad and forward Sam Reinhart were being touted as either the first or second pick with center Sam Bennett also garnering No. 1 votes in the mock drafts.
But when the...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
At a news conference announcing a glimmer of good hockey news in this city Monday, Buffalo Sabres President Ted Black told of how “10 years ago, this was a distressed franchise.”
Well … OK, the city was named Monday as the host of the...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Chris Pronger being paid by the Philadelphia Flyers while he works for the NHL's department of player safety could happen only in a league that seems to make up its rules as it goes.
This looks, smells, and quacks like a conflict of interest, even...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:37 PM
— Two major reasons the Panthers' 30th-ranked penalty kill should drastically improve this year have to do with defensive-minded assistant coach Mark Morris and veteran defenseman Willie Mitchell, two offseason additions who specialize in that...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Unlike last year, the Panthers came into training camp with all 51 players completely healthy, except for forwards Jonathan Huberdeau and Tomas Fleischmann, who developed severe cases of voluntary amnesia over the summer.
Huberdeau and Fleischmann,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:15 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The Boys of Winter are back on the ice.
The Chicago Blackhawks kicked off training camp in preparation for the 2014-15 NHL season with practices and scrimmages at the University of Notre Dame on Friday.
Fifty-two players are...