Nick Bjugstad scored 21 seconds into the game, and the Florida Panthers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 1-0 on Wednesday night despite an injury to Roberto Luongo.
After getting their season off to a very rocky start, the Carolina Hurricanes have had a hard time stringing wins togehter.
The Florida Panthers returned to the BB&T Center on Monday following a four-game road trip, but couldn’t retain the strong efforts put fourth while away from home.
Wild coach Mike Yeo took away mostly positives despite Minnesota having its win streak snapped the last time out, but Zach Parise remains concerned about the club’s power play.
Filip Forsberg scored the lone goal in a shootout, and the Nashville Predators beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night after squandering a two-goal lead in the final minute of the third period.
Nick Bjugstad was given fair warning that he could be part of the shootout gang. It helped get him into the right state of mind.
The Florida Panthers had a very hard time scoring goals during the first few weeks of the season.
Matt Greene started the Los Angeles Kings’ big second period by swooping in on net for a slick goal. Robyn Regehr finished it with a booming slap shot for another score.
Rocco Grimaldi played two hockey games in two leagues about 1,350 miles and 11 hours apart on Tuesday. The Florida Panthers’ rookie forward was only disappointed he couldn’t get two wins out of his personal doubleheader.
The NHL has been pretty straightforward regarding the issues of expansion, relocation and putting advertisements on player jerseys.