| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Considering how stingy the Florida Panthers have been about allowing goals, the onslaught of pucks in their net in Thursday's 4-1 loss at Philadelphia was striking.
Most surprising that all of the Flyers' goals came while the teams were at full...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:13 PM
— The offensively challenged Panthers are certainly not built for wide-open shootout affairs, and they proved that in Saturday's matinee against the surprising Calgary Flames.
Perhaps buoyed by a rare, four-goal outburst that had them blow two-...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:51 PM
— Despite blowing a couple of two-goal leads in Saturday's 6-4 loss to the Flames, it appeared the Panthers would have a golden opportunity to force overtime when Calgary defenseman T.J. Brodie hooked Jussi Jokinen with 1:28 left in regulation.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:15 PM
— It seems every time young defenseman Dmitry Kulikov starts hitting his stride on both ends of the ice, he gets nicked up.
Fortunately for the 24-year-old Russian and the Panthers, Kulikov had no structural damage when he injured his knee during a...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Panthers coach Gerard Gallant has pleaded with his players to go to the net and camp out in the "blue paint,'' or crease area where goals generally occur.
Gallant's pregame strategy that also included three line overhauls paid off. But he also received a...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Just 13 games into his rookie season with the Panthers, No. 1 pick Aaron Ekblad can look back at his inaugural training camp with the scope of a seasoned veteran.
"I wasn't very good in the beginning," Ekblad said. "That's what I expected."
| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:10 PM
— When Los Angeles Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi told Willie Mitchell that there was no salary-cap room to resign him a few days after he had hoisted his second Stanley Cup in three seasons, it rocked the veteran defenseman's world.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Willie Mitchell returns to Staples Center on Tuesday to play for the first time since the Stanley Cup Final, and the Kings have some festivities planned to mark the occasion.
A team official said Mitchell, who signed a two-year contract with the Florida...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:24 PM
— Defenseman Willie Mitchell isn't the only former member of the Kings organization who returned to the Staples Center for the first time Tuesday since parting ways last summer.
Panthers defensive coach Mark Morris spent eight seasons as the...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Panthers top-four defenseman Dmitry Kulikov will return to the lineup Thursday after missing the last four games with a minor knee injury.
Kulikov, who by all accounts was playing the best two-way hockey of his five-year career before he banged his...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 7:34 PM
Florida Panthers coach Gerard Gallant experienced the growing pains of expansion in his first tour as an NHL head coach for the Blue Jackets.
He likely never endured a loss as disappointing as Monday in his first trip back to Nationwide Arena as a...