Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau scored the winning shootout goal to lift the Montreal Canadiens over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Tuesday night.
The Florida Panthers have been playing their best hockey of the season in recent weeks but will face another hot division rival on Tuesday night in Sunrise.
A pair of teams that have stumbled out of the gate will face off tonight in Denver.
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.
Gerard Gallant never had a coach that he didn’t enjoy playing for, and he wants the Florida Panthers to feel that way about him.
Gallant was hired Saturday to coach the Panthers, a move that reunites him with Huberdeau, a young forward who is considered one of the franchise’s biggest keys to rebuilding.
There have never been more than five Game 7s in the entirety of an NBA postseason.
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.