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.
Following a statement-making victory over the Stanley Cup champs, the Tampa Bay Lightning pulled off a dramatic late comeback to cap a solid stretch at home.
Finally playing on home ice seemed to inspire the Florida Panthers, but facing one of the league’s top goaltenders likely will present another tough challenge.
The Florida Panthers look to snap a three game losing skid Friday night in their home opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Florida Panthers recalled goalie Scott Clemmensen from the team’s AHL-affiliate in San Antonio after starting goalie Tim Thomas suffered a groin injury Tuesday night.
The Florida Panthers begin training camp on Thursday and general manager Dale Tallon hasn’t stopped looking for goalies who might help the team in 2013.
Derick Brassard and Rick Nash scored power-play goals in the opening 10 minutes, and Mats Zuccarello, Brassard and Brad Richards turned a tight game into a rout with goals 3:25 apart late in the third period of the New York Rangers’ 6-1 victory on Florida Panthers Thursday night.
Two games after getting Martin Brodeur back in the lineup, the New Jersey Devils will now have to deal with another injury to another star player.
The New York Islanders nearly paid for relaxing too early against the Florida Panthers.
The Carolina Hurricanes finally found their way to the top of the Southeast Division, and they did it with their first win of the season against a divisional opponent.