Keeping the penalties to a minimum, the Winnipeg Jets shook off a lackluster start to snap a three-game losing streak. Bryan Little scored on the power play with 16 seconds left in overtime Tuesday night, lifting the Jets to a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers.
Alex Kovalev scored the go-ahead goal during Florida’s five-goal outburst in the third period, helping the Panthers rally for a 6-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.
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.
Hockey is back, and it took nearly four months and one long night to get the game back on the ice.
The Florida Panthers continue to cling to the lead in the Southeast Division as the team looks for a much-needed playoff spot and possibly a division championship.
The Florida Panthers hockey team chose the perfect time to tie a streak not seen since 2008. Saturday’s victory over Buffalo gave the Panthers their fourth consecutive win, tying a 2008 streak, but more importantly, padded the team’s lead in the Southeast division.
When the Florida Panthers take the ice in Winnipeg Thursday night, the team will be looking for a fourth straight victory and to extend its lead in the Southeast Division.
With just more than a month to go in the NHL’s regular season, the Florida Panthers have positioned themselves to fight to the last game for the chance to win the Southeast Division title.
Sean Bergenheim scored a go-ahead goal in the second period and the Florida Panthers beat the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 Friday night.
Kris Versteeg barely remembered the last time he had a hat trick.