Sam Bennett re-signed with the Florida Panthers on Monday, inking a four-year contract worth $17.7 million with the team that has been a good fit for him since joining at the trade deadline. Bennett put up six goals and nine assists for 15 points in 10 regular-season games with the Panthers after they acquired him […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov has won the Selke Trophy as the NHL’s best defensive forward for the first time in his eight-year career. Barkov was announced as the winner of the award Friday night before Vegas faced Montreal in Game 3 of one semifinal series. He was a finalist for […]
The Florida Panthers finished second in the Central Division led by Captain Aleksander Barkov and Jonathan Huberdeau in the shortened 2021 NHL season and would face the defending Stanley Cup champions, Tampa Bay Lightning, in round one of the NHL playoffs.
Joel Quenneville, otherwise known as Coach Q, head coach of the Florida Panthers of the NHL looks to turn the franchise around in his upcoming third season as head coach after leading the Panthers to back-to-back playoff appearances in his first two seasons.
Paul Maurice learned through almost 2,000 games behind an NHL bench that scoring or giving up a goal gives a team about five minutes to maintain the momentum or stem the tide — especially in the playoffs. “The crowd is just buzzing,” Winnipeg’s coach said. “It’s more true at this time of year. Obviously the […]
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers entrusted their season to a rookie goalie making his playoff debut. Spencer Knight delivered, in a huge way. The 20-year-old Knight stopped 36 shots, MacKenzie Weegar and Patrick Hornqvist each had a goal and an assist, and the Panthers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Monday night […]
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Killorn scored a pair of second-period goals and the Tampa Bay Lightning rebounded from its first postseason loss to rout the Florida Panthers 6-2 and take a commanding 3-1 lead in the first-round Central Division playoff matchup on Saturday. The reigning Stanley Cup champions pushed their intrastate rivals to the […]
Postseason experience can be a valuable asset in the NHL playoffs. The Tampa Bay Lightning have plenty, and they think it’s going to help them moving forward in their first-round series against the Florida Panthers. The reigning Stanley Cup champions let third-period leads slip away in two of the first three games against the Panthers, […]
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Lomberg scored on a breakaway 5:56 into overtime to cap a furious comeback and give the Florida Panthers a 6-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night in Game 3 of the first-round Central Division playoff matchup. The Panthers cut the Lightning’s lead to 2-1 in the best-of-seven […]
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — A bounce off a Panther. A bounce off a post. The Tampa Bay Lightning got two big breaks, and they’re going home in full control of their matchup against the Florida Panthers. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 32 shots, Steven Stamkos and Ondrej Palat had first-period goals and the Lightning beat the Panthers […]