A flurry of shots by the Panthers didn’t faze the Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury, who stopped 34 of them. Along with his defensive prowess, Patric Hornqvist and Evgeni Malkin each picked up two goals and an assist, helping the Penguins to a 5-1 win over Florida on Sunday night.
The Florida Panthers will try to bounce back from their tough loss in Ottawa on Saturday against a team that has been dealing with a similar struggle to score goals.
Aleksander Barkov scored the lone goal in the shootout, and the Florida Panthers edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Monday night.
Following their penalty-filled matchup on Saturday night, the Florida Panthers and Pittsburgh Penguins will face off against each other again on Monday in Sunrise.
Kevin Dineen, who coached Canada’s women’s hockey team to a gold medal at the Sochi Olympics, has returned to the NHL as an assistant with the Chicago Blackhawks.
Based on their history, goalie Tim Thomas and goalie Roberto Luongo seemed like an odd combination. Less than 24 hours later, the combination is no more.
Drew Shore scored twice for the first multi-goal game of his career and the Florida Panthers ended Pittsburgh’s club-record 13-game home winning streak with a 5-1 win on Monday night.
Jeff Zatkoff was glad to get another chance to face the Florida Panthers. Evgeni Malkin scored a goal and had three assists, and Zatkoff stopped a season-high 39 shots, including 15 in the first period, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Florida Panthers, 5-1 on Saturday night.
The Florida Panthers have the second-fewest wins in the NHL, but the teams they’ve beaten are playing pretty solid hockey.
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.