The Florida Panthers wrap up their season-opening four game road trip Thursday night with a match-up against cross-state rival Tampa Bay.
The NHL’s regular season is barely underway, but besides it being just a new season; the 2013-2014 season is a brand new era for the Florida Panthers.
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.
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.
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 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.
While the Florida Panthers continue to fight for a playoff spot in 2012; the team has even more to look forward to next year beyond a possible playoff run.
The Florida Panthers announced Monday morning that goalie Jacob Markstrom has been sent down to the Panthers’ team in San Antonio.
When the puck drops on the new NHL season, the Panthers are going to need an expanded program to help fans identify the new players. The crucial goalie position is no exception as the Panthers replace Tomas Vokoun with veteran Jose Theodore.