Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper does not think left wing Ryan Malone’s DUI and cocaine possession charges will be a distraction to the playoffs-bound team.
Max Pacioretty had two goals and an assist to help the Montreal Canadiens extend their winning streak to five games with a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.
Brian Campbell, Aleksander Barkov and Dmitry Kulikov each scored goals to lift the Florida Panthers over the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Sunday night.
After a pair of disappointing efforts, the Montreal Canadiens resumed their winning ways their last time out.
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.
The Florida Panthers have dug themselves a deep hole to start the abbreviated 2013 season. The Panthers are just one point out of last place in the Eastern Conference, but just four points out of the final playoff spot.
After battling knee injuries for two seasons, Andrei Markov is playing like his old, dominant self. The veteran defenseman scored a pair of goals — his first in only 17 games played since Nov. 9, 2010 — as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 on Tuesday night.
The Florida Panthers don’t have any time to lick their wounds after getting destroyed by the Ottawa Senators Monday night. The Cats have traveled to Montreal for their third game in four days Tuesday night.
Wojtek Wolski scored in regulation and added the only goal of the shootout to help the Florida Panthers boost their playoff hopes with a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.
The Florida Panthers continue to cling to the lead in the Southeast Division as the team looks for a much-needed playoff spot and possibly a division championship.