| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:10 PM
If the revamped Panthers were looking for a confidence-building win in their final preseason game Saturday night at Amalie Arena, they need to search elsewhere.
Perhaps they'll find some chemistry, cohesiveness and confidence over the next three days at...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:25 PM
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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:13 PM
— With much of the preseason conversation revolving around the Panthers' baby-faced corps of talented defensemen throughout their organization such as teenage rookie Aaron Ekblad, it's easy to forget that six-year NHL veteran Dmitry Kulikov is still...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Statistics in professional sports can often help coaches and players figure out how, why and when they won or lost the game.
Statistical trends could be a players' best friend or worst enemy, causing them to press when slumping or be ridiculed for the...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:44 PM
While most first-round draft picks are sweating out the nine-game grace period during which general managers have to decide whether to return them to juniors or burn a year off their entry-level contract by keeping them on the NHL roster, it's clearly a...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:47 PM
If there was any doubt that Panthers rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad wasn't going back to juniors after his ninth game Saturday, he erased it by making his first NHL goal the game winner to secure a 2-1 victory over the Flyers at the BB&T Center.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
There’s a good reason no team has repeated as Stanley Cup champion since the Detroit Red Wings of 1997 and 1998. “It’s hard. Damned hard,” said Kings right wing Justin Williams, who was voted the Most Valuable Player of the...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Scoring champion and MVP Sidney Crosby and goal-scoring champ Alexander Ovechkin have more in common than shiny trophies. Both Crosby’s Pittsburgh Penguins and Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals have a new coach and general manager.
| 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.