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.
Rick Nash scored his second goal of the season and Henrik Lundqvist rebounded from a poor game with 31 saves to lift the New York Rangers over the Florida Panthers 5-2 on Wednesday night.
No matter how many injured players they are missing, the Pittsburgh Penguins keep on winning.
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 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.
Not long after the Florida Panthers paid tribute to their past, Jonathan Huberdeau offered a glimpse of their future.
Jacob Markstrom got his first NHL victory and Scottie Upshall scored 5:02 into the third period to help the Florida Panthers extend Montreal’s losing streak to six with a 2-1 win over the Canadiens on Monday night.
The Florida Panthers started the day more than $20 million below the NHL’s salary cap floor and when the clock struck noon, Panthers general manager Dale Tallon came out swinging to try to help rebuild the moribund franchise.