Hockey fans in South Florida are getting excited as the hometown Florida Panthers are poised to begin a new era of success.
Colin Greening scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and Craig Anderson stopped 30 shots, leading the Ottawa Senators over the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Tuesday night.
For a weekend at least, the Washington Capitals adjusted nicely to life without Alex Ovechkin. With their star forward out for a second straight night with an unspecified upper-body injury, Washington won its second game in a row with a 3-2 a shootout victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.
Brayden Schenn and Braydon Coburn scored goals to make Philadelphia’s Craig Berube a winner in his coaching debut, leading the Flyers past the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Playing in the deep chill of winter for the first time this young season, the Panthers didn’t do much of anything Monday night as the Senators dominated all phases of the game.