The Florida Panthers did something that has become increasingly rare for the team, come through with a win at home.
The Florida Panthers have dug themselves a deep hole to start the abbreviated 2013 season. The Panthers are just one point out of last place in the Eastern Conference, but just four points out of the final playoff spot.
Defenseman Brian Campbell scored on the power play with 10:33 remaining to cap Florida’s three-goal rally and the Panthers beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Sunday.
The Florida Panthers came into the lockout-shortened 2013 season hoping to duplicate last season’s successful playoff run. But through six games of the season, the only thing colder than the ice the Panthers skate on has been the Panthers’ scoring.
The Florida Panthers were all set to break out the champagne and celebrate the team’s first playoff berth in more than a decade, then the Winnipeg Jets finally showed up for Tuesday’s game and put the celebration on ice.
After missing 23 games because of a knee injury, Dmitry Kulikov scored the winning shootout goal to help the Panthers beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Saturday night.
The National Hockey League is doing their best impersonation of a college football conference Monday, approving a complete realignment of the league into four conferences.
The Florida Panthers took to the ice Thursday night hoping to move to two games over .500 on the young NHL season.