Roberto Luongo won the Vezina Trophy twice during his seven-plus seasons with Vancouver and helped the Canucks push the 2011 Stanley Cup finals to seven games.
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.
There were a lot of firsts for the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.
Brian Elliott stopped 31 shots for his first win of the season, and Alexander Steen scored for the sixth straight game as the St. Louis Blues beat the Florida Panthers 4-0 on Friday night.
Steven Stamkos has been practicing his shootout moves, and it paid off on Sunday. Stamkos scored the deciding goal in the tiebreaker to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers.
It’s game day here in Nashville as the Panthers play the Predators at 8 p.m. on Fox Sports Florida.
The panthers young players have been impressive early in the season. While the team has had some frustrating inconsistencies, I’ve been very impressed and encouraged by a number of players.
Ben Scrivens made 20 saves to record his third career shutout and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Florida Panthers 3-0 on Sunday afternoon.
Finally playing on home ice seemed to inspire the Florida Panthers, but facing one of the league’s top goaltenders likely will present another tough challenge.
Brad Boyes scored two goals, Tomas Fleischmann had a goal and three assists, and the Florida Panthers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in their home opener on Friday night.