A flurry of shots by the Panthers didn’t faze the Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury, who stopped 34 of them. Along with his defensive prowess, Patric Hornqvist and Evgeni Malkin each picked up two goals and an assist, helping the Penguins to a 5-1 win over Florida on Sunday night.
The Florida Panthers will try to bounce back from their tough loss in Ottawa on Saturday against a team that has been dealing with a similar struggle to score goals.
The Florida Panthers have become one the NHL’s best shootout teams of late.
Aleksander Barkov scored the lone goal in the shootout, and the Florida Panthers edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Monday night.
Following their penalty-filled matchup on Saturday night, the Florida Panthers and Pittsburgh Penguins will face off against each other again on Monday in Sunrise.
It hasn’t happened very often over the last couple decades but the Florida Panthers find themselves in the NHL spotlight this week. The NHL Draft is Friday night and the Panthers hold the No. 1 pick but have been very open about entertaining trade offers from teams who want to move up in the draft.
The Florida Panthers look to snap a three game losing skid Friday night in their home opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Pittsburgh Penguins’ path to the Stanley Cup Finals just got much more difficult after a 6-1 loss in Game 2 Monday night.
“I thought some guys worked hard and played a good game,” Islanders coach Jack Capuano said. “Again, with our club we need all 20 guys going, and we didn’t have all 20.”
No matter how many injured players they are missing, the Pittsburgh Penguins keep on winning.