Mathieu Perreault scored four goals as the Winnipeg Jets cruised to an 8-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.
The Florida Panthers have exercised some demons on their six game road trip but have one more hurdle to get over before returning home.
Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson said Sunday he is selling his controlling interest in the team, in part due to an inflammatory email he said he wrote in an attempt “to bridge Atlanta’s racial sports divide.”
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.