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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 07: Marcel Goc #57 of the Florida Panthers shoots the puck against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on March 7, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Panthers Blown Out By Capitals, 7-1

If you can stop a hockey puck, the Florida Panthers desperately need to talk to you. The Panthers went to Washington hoping to right the ship, but instead were blown off the ice by the Washington Capitals, 7-1.

CBS Miami–03/07/2013

Florida Panthers Logo (Source: AP)

Panthers Take On Strong Capitals Team Thursday

With growing confidence, the Washington Capitals are playing some of their best hockey of the season.

CBS4–03/07/2013

SUNRISE, FL - FEBRUARY 12: Mike Weaver #43 ends up behind goaltender Scott Clemmensen #30 of the Florida Panthers during third period action against the Washington Capitals at the BB&T Center on February 12, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. The Capitals defeated the Panthers 6-5 in overtime. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Panthers In Desperate Need Of Victory

The Florida Panthers have dug themselves a deep hole to start the abbreviated 2013 season. The Panthers are just one point out of last place in the Eastern Conference, but just four points out of the final playoff spot.

CBS Miami–02/14/2013

SUNRISE, FL - FEBRUARY 12: Mike Weaver #43 ends up behind goaltender Scott Clemmensen #30 of the Florida Panthers during third period action against the Washington Capitals at the BB&T Center on February 12, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. The Capitals defeated the Panthers 6-5 in overtime. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Capitals Drop Panthers In Overtime, 6-5

The Florida Panthers gave fans everything they could ask for during Tuesday night’s game against the Washington Capitals.

CBS Miami–02/13/2013

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Caps Blank Panthers, 5-0

So far this season very little has gone right for the Washington Capitals.

02/10/2013

(Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Panthers Ready To Lash Last-Ranked Capitals

Very little has gone right for the NHL-worst Washington Capitals, who failed to keep up again their last time out.

CBS4–02/09/2013

OTTAWA, CANADA - JANUARY 21: Tomas Fleischmann #14 of the Florida Panthers skates against the Ottawa Senators during an NHL game at Scotiabank Place on January 21, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Panthers In Last Place In NHL

The Florida Panthers came into the lockout-shortened 2013 season hoping to duplicate last season’s successful playoff run. But through six games of the season, the only thing colder than the ice the Panthers skate on has been the Panthers’ scoring.

CBS Miami–01/30/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 05: Ed Jovanovski #55 of the Florida Panthers celebrates with teammates after scoring in the third period against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on April 5, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Capitals won the game 4-2. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Despite 4-2 Loss To Capitals, Panthers Advance To Playoffs

The Florida Panthers ended one of the longest playoff droughts in major North American sports Thursday night despite a 4-2 loss to the Washington Capitals, who also earned a postseason bid to complete the eight-team field for the Eastern Conference.

CBS4–04/05/2012

Boston Bruins v Florida Panthers

Panthers 1 Point Shy Of Playoffs

The Florida Panthers were all set to break out the champagne and celebrate the team’s first playoff berth in more than a decade, then the Winnipeg Jets finally showed up for Tuesday’s game and put the celebration on ice.

CBS4–04/04/2012

Boston Bruins v Florida Panthers

Panthers 2 Points Shy Of Postseason

There are seven teams in the four major professional sports that haven’t been to the playoffs in the last decade. That list could shrink to six teams if the Florida Panthers beat the Winnipeg Jets Tuesday night.

CBS4–04/03/2012

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