Jonathan Huberdeau’s goal early in the third period broke a tie and the Florida Panthers beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Saturday night.
Charlie Coyle put Minnesota ahead with 8:22 remaining after Florida scored twice in the third period to tie it, and the Wild hung on to beat the Panthers 3-2 on Friday night for their sixth win in seven games.
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.
Game 3 of the Florida Panthers’ six game homestand has the Stanley Cup champion Black Hawks in town. Both teams come off wins Saturday night; the Panthers beat Minnesota 2-1 in a shootout.
Brad Boyes and Jonathan Huberdeau scored in a shootout, lifting the Florida Panthers over the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
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.
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.
Steven Stamkos had three goals and an assist, Valtteri Filppula added two goals, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 7-2 on Thursday night.
The 2011 season that saw the Florida Panthers win the Southeast Division seems like an eternity ago for fans. So was 2012 an aberration or the beginning of another collection of lost seasons for Florida’s NHL franchise?
Calder Trophy winner Jonathan Huberdeau of the Florida Panthers and fellow finalists Brendan Gallagher of the Montreal Canadiens and Brandon Saad of the Chicago Blackhawks are among those chosen for the NHL’s All-Rookie team Saturday.