No matter how many injured players they are missing, the Pittsburgh Penguins keep on winning.
The Washington Capitals resorted to a familiar formula against the Florida Panthers — find Alex Ovechkin and let him do the rest.
When the final buzzer sounded at Madison Square Garden, the Swedish goalie celebrated the big win with his teammates. No, it wasn’t Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers this time. Jacob Markstrom made 44 saves, and he and the cellar-dwelling Florida Panthers stole the spotlight from Lundqvist and the Rangers with a 3-1 win Thursday night.
Dustin Byfuglien was determined to take matters into his own hands, and it paid off.
The Florida Panthers continued their spiral Sunday with a 4-1 thrashing at the hands of the Boston Bruins, who have lost only two games on the season.
Zdeno Chara and Milan Lucic scored first-period goals and the Boston Bruins beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 on Sunday.
The Florida Panthers are riding high after the game 5 shutout pitched by goalie Jose Theodore. But, Theodore will not be in net for the Cats in game 6.
While the Florida Panthers continue to fight for a playoff spot in 2012; the team has even more to look forward to next year beyond a possible playoff run.
The first place Florida Panthers have been one of the hottest teams in the National Hockey League this season; and the team could be set up for years with star players in the minor leagues.
The Florida Panthers announced Monday morning that goalie Jacob Markstrom has been sent down to the Panthers’ team in San Antonio.