Corey Crawford earned his second shutout of the season in the Chicago Blackhawks’ 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.
The Florida Panthers are a team on the rise.
While the Florida Panthers continue fighting for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, their opponent on Thursday night has a similar battle ahead of them.
The Florida Panthers will face a very tough test as they wrap up their 5-game road trip.
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.
The Florida Panthers had a chance to pass Boston for the second wild card spot in the Eastern Conference on Saturday. Instead the Cats lost 4-1 to the Ottawa Senators.
Dave Bolland scored in the sixth round of the shootout, sending the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.
If the Florida Panthers are going to continue moving closer to a playoff spot, they’re going to have to beat one of the East’s top teams to do it.
Nick Bjugstad scored the go-ahead goal on a power play early in the second period and theFlorida Panthers defeated the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Tuesday night.