National Hockey League
The Florida Panthers have the second-fewest wins in the NHL, but the teams they’ve beaten are playing pretty solid hockey.
The Florida Panthers announced Tuesday a tribute to the team’s first head coach, Roger Neilson. The Panthers will unveil the Roger Neilson Memorial Press Box on Monday.
The Florida Panthers may not be going anywhere fast this season, but at least two players left Sunrise and headed for a new team Thursday night.
The Panthers have played better hockey under new coach Peter Horachek. He and his assistants, Stanley Cup winners John Madden and Brian Skrudland have brought a different mentality to the team. A mental approach of high energy and intensity is evident.
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp each scored in the shootout to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.
Brad Boyes and Jonathan Huberdeau scored in a shootout, lifting the Florida Panthers over the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Patric Hornqvist scored the winner on a power play 5:13 into the third period to lift the Nashville Predators to a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.
It was a great home opener for the Florida Panthers Friday.
Brad Boyes scored two goals, Tomas Fleischmann had a goal and three assists, and the Florida Panthers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in their home opener on Friday night.
The Florida Panthers wrap up their season-opening four game road trip Thursday night with a match-up against cross-state rival Tampa Bay.