A pair of teams that have stumbled out of the gate will face off tonight in Denver.
Roberto Luongo stopped 26 shots for his 67th career shutout, leading the FloridaPanthers to a 1-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night for their first victory of the season.
The Florida Panthers and Buffalo Sabres were the two worst teams in the NHL last season, and so far it doesn’t look as if things will be much better in 2014-15.
A half-hour before the Florida Panthers’ home opener, there were people waiting outside the arena to buy tickets.
The Florida Panthers early season struggles continued Monday night.
The Florida Panthers are on the brink of their worst start to a season in seven years, but putting Roberto Luongo back in net against the Ottawa Senators could prevent that from happening.
Damon Severson scored his first NHL goal to cap a four-goal opening period by New Jersey and the Devils chased Roberto Luongo early to beat the Florida Panthers 5-1 on Saturday night.
Victor Hedman scored a power-play goal 1:11 into overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 in their season opener Thursday night.
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.
The “C” stands for captain. In Willie Mitchell’s case, it may as well stand for Cup.