A pair of teams that have stumbled out of the gate will face off tonight in Denver.
Steven Stamkos was playing some of his best hockey for the first-place Tampa Bay Lightning when a broken leg in mid-November sidelined him for the next 45 games and the Olympics.
The “C” stands for captain. In Willie Mitchell’s case, it may as well stand for Cup.
The Florida Panthers opened training camp last week and are preparing to play in their first preseason game of the new season on Wednesday night against the Dallas Stars at the BB&T Center.
Nicklas Jensen scored in the first period and added the only goal in the shootout and the Vancouver Canucks earned a 4-3 victory over former goalie Roberto Luongo and the Florida Panthers on Sunday.
Business has definitely picked up at the BB&T Center Tuesday afternoon as the Panthers have been burning up the phone lines making trades and re-signing players.
Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.
Florida Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanoski became only the seventh player in team history to be designated the team captain. Head coach Kevin Dineen made the announcement Friday, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.