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  • Roberto Luongo who has owned the Avs will face backup Reto Berra in net

    Roberto Luongo who has owned the Avs will face backup Reto Berra in net
    Berra in net vs. Luongo The Avalance will start backup goalie Reto Berra, who injured his neck last week against the Senators. Starting goalie Seymon Varlymov (groin) is expected back Friday.   The Panthers held an optional morning skate so the...
  • Panthers fall flat in 5-1 loss to Devils in home opener

    Panthers fall flat in 5-1 loss to Devils in home opener
    It didn't take long for Panthers' fans chants of "Lou'' to turn to boos as normally reliable goaltender Roberto Luongo struggled in a home-opening clunker. Luongo, making his first start at the BB&T Center since 2005, gave up five goals on 14 shots as...
  • Panthers' Derek MacKenzie takes advantage of rare power-play time

    Panthers' Derek MacKenzie takes advantage of rare power-play time
    Panthers fourth-line center Derek MacKenzie is known for his faceoff and penalty-killing prowess so when desperate coach Gerard Gallant called his number to join the power-play unit late in the second period Saturday night, he was surprised to say the...
  • As oldest King, Robyn Regehr happy to be playing instead of cheering

    As oldest King, Robyn Regehr happy to be playing instead of cheering
    Robyn Regehr was glad to serve as an unofficial cheerleader after he injured his knee during the opener of the Kings' second-round playoff series against the Ducks last spring and couldn't crack the lineup once he healed. "It was difficult at times, but...
  • Fifty-two pickup: Kings names to be engraved on Stanley Cup

    Fifty-two pickup: Kings names to be engraved on Stanley Cup
    Defenseman Jeff Schultz, who played seven playoff games during the Kings’ run to their second Stanley Cup title in three seasons, is among the 52 names submitted by the Kings to be engraved on the Stanley Cup. However, the names of Colin Fraser, who...
  • Kings' Brayden McNabb has to be a fast learner as Jake Muzzin sits out

    Kings' Brayden McNabb has to be a fast learner as Jake Muzzin sits out
    At least one byproduct of defenseman Jake Muzzin's injury is that it has forced the Kings to speed the development of Brayden McNabb. Muzzin sat out the season opener against the San Jose Sharks because of an undisclosed upper-body issue and said...
  • Panthers' Mitchell hopes team proves critics wrong

    Panthers' Mitchell hopes team proves critics wrong
    Panthers captain/defenseman Willie Mitchell says even though he’s 37 he still gets butterflies on opening night. “The anticipation of the season no matter how old you are or how long you play is a special day,’’ Mitchell said...
  • Five must-haves for Panthers' success this season

    Five must-haves for Panthers' success this season
    The Panthers finished 29th in the 30-team NHL and were near the bottom in all of the vital categories such as special teams, goals against and goals for last season So as General Manager Dale Tallon said at the start of training camp, the Panthers "have...
  • NHL preview: Five questions in the West

    NHL preview: Five questions in the West
    1. Can the Kings repeat as Stanley Cup champions? No one has done it since the Red Wings in 1997 and '98. The Kings stayed intact, minus free-agent defenseman Willie Mitchell, while many West rivals improved. But with a full season from experienced...
  • NHL preview: Eastern Conference capsules

    NHL preview: Eastern Conference capsules
    In predicted order of finish Atlantic Division 1. BRUINS 2013-14: 54-19-9 (117 points), 1st. Salary-cap problems forced the Bruins to let right wing Jarome Iginla (30 goals) and rugged Shawn Thornton leave as free agents. They're counting on...
  • Military Academy prepared Panthers for battle ahead

    Military Academy prepared Panthers for battle ahead
    After three days of crawling through muddy water carrying 200-pound teammates on their backs and hauling 80-pound rocks up a steep mountainside, the grueling hockey season should be a cakewalk for the Florida Panthers. Of course, the players, coaches...