Steven Stamkos was playing some of his best hockey for the first-place Tampa Bay Lightning when a broken leg in mid-November sidelined him for the next 45 games and the Olympics.
Kevin Dineen, who coached Canada’s women’s hockey team to a gold medal at the Sochi Olympics, has returned to the NHL as an assistant with the Chicago Blackhawks.
With a relatively young team, Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon is of the belief that the club needs an experienced coach behind the bench. And with that, Peter Horachek’s time as interim coach is over.
The Florida Panthers have the second-fewest wins in the NHL, but the teams they’ve beaten are playing pretty solid hockey.
Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist to help the Ottawa Senators beat Florida 3-2 on Saturday, spoiling Peter Horachek’s debut as the Panthers’ coach.
The Florida Panthers have struggled out of the gate this season and Friday the team decided it was time to make a change to the coaching staff.
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.
The Florida Panthers look to snap a three game losing skid Friday night in their home opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
It’s been months since the Florida Panthers played a meaningful game, but the Cats hit the ice Thursday night for their 2013-2014 regular season debut and did it in style.
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?