Business has definitely picked up at the BB&T Center Tuesday afternoon as the Panthers have been burning up the phone lines making trades and re-signing players.
Alex Ovechkin scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and had two assists and Troy Brouwer had two power-play goals Thursday night, lifting the Washington Capitals to a 5-4 victory over the Florida Panthers.
The Columbus Blue Jackets wanted their last home game in a month to be memorable. Linemates Ryan Johansen and Boone Jenner each had a goal and an assist in the first period, and Sergei Bobrovsky made 36 saves to lead the Blue Jackets past the Florida Panthers 4-1 on Saturday night.
While most of the attention from South Florida sports fans has been focused on the Miami Dolphins and Miami Heat; the Florida Panthers are quietly trying to make a push towards respectability in the NHL.
Tomas Fleischmann, Sean Bergenheim and Brad Boyes scored and the Florida Panthers topped the slumping Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Tomas Kopecky scored the winning goal in the 10th round of the shootout, lifting the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Friday night.
For the second time in five days, Sean Monahan got the decisive goal in a shootout to give the Calgary Flames a win. Monahan scored in the sixth round of the shootout to lift the Flames to a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Friday night.
Tim Thomas made 32 saves for his 200th NHL victory and Brian Campbell had a goal and an assist in the Florida Panthers’ 4-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.
Brad Boyes scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, Tim Thomas stopped 32 shots and the Florida Panthers snapped a nine-game losing streak Tuesday night with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.
Brad Boyes and Jonathan Huberdeau scored in a shootout, lifting the Florida Panthers over the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak.