The Washington Capitals resorted to a familiar formula against the Florida Panthers — find Alex Ovechkin and let him do the rest.
Dmitry Kulikov picked a good time to get his first goal of the season for the Florida Panthers.
The New York Islanders nearly paid for relaxing too early against the Florida Panthers.
The injury woes continued for the Florida Panthers Tuesday when the team announced that Stephen Weiss will have season-ending wrist surgery next week.
The Carolina Hurricanes finally found their way to the top of the Southeast Division, and they did it with their first win of the season against a divisional opponent.
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.
The Florida Panthers had the opportunity to right the ship against an equally struggling Montreal Canadiens team Thursday night at the BB&T Center. Instead, solid goaltending and a quick score in overtime gave the Canadiens the victory in overtime, 1-0.
So far this season very little has gone right for the Washington Capitals.
Blown out at home last month by the Flyers, the Florida Panthers would not be embarrassed twice. Jonathon Huberdeau and Peter Mueller both scored goals in a shootout to lead the Panthers to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.
The Florida Panthers came into the lockout-shortened 2013 season hoping to duplicate last season’s successful playoff run. But through six games of the season, the only thing colder than the ice the Panthers skate on has been the Panthers’ scoring.