For a weekend at least, the Washington Capitals adjusted nicely to life without Alex Ovechkin. With their star forward out for a second straight night with an unspecified upper-body injury, Washington won its second game in a row with a 3-2 a shootout victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.
If you can stop a hockey puck, the Florida Panthers desperately need to talk to you. The Panthers went to Washington hoping to right the ship, but instead were blown off the ice by the Washington Capitals, 7-1.
The Florida Panthers gave fans everything they could ask for during Tuesday night’s game against the Washington Capitals.
The last time the Florida Panthers made the playoffs, you could buy gas in South Florida for a buck and a half a gallon and the team’s home ice was in Overtown, not west Broward. But at last, the Panthers are back in the Playoffs, and tickets went on sale Saturday.
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.
There are seven teams in the four major professional sports that haven’t been to the playoffs in the last decade. That list could shrink to six teams if the Florida Panthers beat the Winnipeg Jets Tuesday night.
The Florida Panthers hockey team chose the perfect time to tie a streak not seen since 2008. Saturday’s victory over Buffalo gave the Panthers their fourth consecutive win, tying a 2008 streak, but more importantly, padded the team’s lead in the Southeast division.
With just more than a month to go in the NHL’s regular season, the Florida Panthers have positioned themselves to fight to the last game for the chance to win the Southeast Division title.
Hmm, well no one played last night locally so let’s see…there’s plenty going on tonight. The Cats take on the Capitals for first place in the Southeast Division; the Heat return to Cavaliers; and the Hurricanes play this weekend.
The Florida Panthers had two goals Tuesday night, beat the Washington Capitals and stay in first place in the Southeast Division. The only problem is they couldn’t do either one of them.