The Florida Panthers knew signing a 39-year-old goalie who had been out of hockey for a year was a big risk. Tuesday the risk didn’t pay off as goalie Tim Thomas suffered a “slightly pulled groin,” according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
The last time Tim Thomas was making news for an National Hockey League team, he was helping lead the Boston Bruins to the Stanley Cup. Now, Thomas is in Sunrise on a tryout deal with the Florida Panthers.
The Florida Panthers begin training camp on Thursday and general manager Dale Tallon hasn’t stopped looking for goalies who might help the team in 2013.
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.