Aleksander Barkov scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period, lifting the Florida Panthers over the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 on Thursday night.
It’s an exciting time to be a Florida Panthers fan.
The Florida Panthers continue to defy the odds and remain in the Eastern Conference playoff hunt.
The Florida Panthers haven’t had much success since their improbable run to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1996.
A flurry of shots by the Panthers didn’t faze the Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury, who stopped 34 of them. Along with his defensive prowess, Patric Hornqvist and Evgeni Malkin each picked up two goals and an assist, helping the Penguins to a 5-1 win over Florida on Sunday night.
Jimmy Hayes landed a haymaker on the New York Islanders, scoring his second goal with 2:10 into the third period giving the Florida Panthers a much-needed 4-2 win on Tuesday night.
The Florida Panthers slipped up in a shootout against Edmonton Oilers on Saturday, losing 3-2 at home.
The Florida Panthers are in the midst of one of their best seasons this millennium.
It’s been a season of steady progress for the Florida Panthers, and that trend continued on Thursday night in Sunrise.
Roberto Luongo stopped 26 shots for his 67th career shutout, leading the FloridaPanthers to a 1-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night for their first victory of the season.