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Top 10 Vezina candidates of 2014-15: Rinne rules

Top 10 Vezina candidates of 2014-15: Rinne rules

thehockeynews.com Updated 7 hours ago
Goaltending can make or break a team’s season. Just ask the Edmonton Oilers, who for years have looked promising but have been unable to secure a goaltender to give them the big save they need. You won’t find either Oilers goaltender, Ben Scrivens or Vi…
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  • Hilarious, gigantic Mrs. Claus helps Panthers brighten kids’ sp…

    Hilarious, gigantic Mrs. Claus helps Panthers brighten kids’ spirits at children’s hospital

    thehockeynews.com Dec 17 (yesterday)
    With Christmas fast approaching, Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and one giant, bearded elf stopped by Florida’s Chris Evert Children’s Hospital to help brighten the holidays for a few sick children. We haven’t brushed up on our holiday reading yet, but we’re n…
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  • Why we should’ve seen the Florida Panthers’ strong start coming

    Why we should’ve seen the Florida Panthers’ strong start coming

    thehockeynews.com Dec 17 (yesterday)
    Before the season began, betting site Sports Interaction was taking wagers on whether or not the Florida Panthers could eclipse 74.5 points this season. It appears smart money was on the over, as with more than 50 games remaining the Panthers are on pac…
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  • Top 10 Calder Trophy candidates: Can anyone catch Filip Forsber…

    Top 10 Calder Trophy candidates: Can anyone catch Filip Forsberg?

    thehockeynews.com Dec 17 (yesterday)
    There’s been no shortage of great stories this season, but one of the most surprising things is the cast of rookies who have quickly made names for themselves in the league. The thing with rookies is they’re one of the most difficult groups of players t…
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  • Panthers outlast Caps in record 20-round SO

    Panthers outlast Caps in record 20-round SO

    ESPN.com thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Dec 17 (yesterday)
    Nick Bjugstad scored the game-winning goal in the longest shootout in NHL history to lift the Florida Panthers over the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Tuesday night.
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  • Panthers outlast Capitals in longest NHL shootout when Nick Bju…

    Panthers outlast Capitals in longest NHL shootout when Nick Bjugstad scores in 20th round

    NHL.com Dec 16 (yesterday)
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Nick Bjugstad scored the game-winning goal in the longest shootout in NHL history to lift the Florida Panthers over the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Tuesday night. Bjugstad's goal came in the 20th round of a shootout — on the 40...
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  • Report: veteran goalie Tomas Vokoun retiring after 15 NHL seaso…

    Report: veteran goalie Tomas Vokoun retiring after 15 NHL seasons

    thehockeynews.com Dec 14 (4 days ago)
    According to a report from a Czech publication Sunday, veteran NHL goalie Tomas Vokoun, who won 300 regular-season games over 15 seasons with five teams, is retiring at age 38. “I think I can be proud of the career I had,” Vokoun told iSport.cz reporter…
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  • From Comeau to Hemsky, cost per point helps show the most (and …

    From Comeau to Hemsky, cost per point helps show the most (and least) effective off-season signings

    thehockeynews.com Dec 14 (4 days ago)
    When the Dallas inked Ales Hemsky to play alongside the newly acquired Jason Spezza it was heralded as a tremendous signing. So far, however, the Stars aren’t getting their money’s worth. Following Saturday night’s game against the Devils, Hemsky has on…
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  • Zadorov scores 29 seconds into OT to lift Sabres over Panthers …

    Zadorov scores 29 seconds into OT to lift Sabres over Panthers 4-3

    NHL.com Dec 13 (5 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Nikita Zadorov scored 29 seconds into overtime to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Brian Gionta, Marcus Foligno and Cody Hodgson also scored for Buffalo (12-16-2), which has won...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Price, Habs stop Kings; Panthers win in shoot-…

    NHL Three Stars: Price, Habs stop Kings; Panthers win in shoot-out; Fasth yells at Oilers

    yahoo.com Dec 13 (6 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens The Habs netminder made 44 saves in a 6-2 victory against the Los Angeles Kings. No. 2 Star: Marc-Andre Fleury, Pittsburgh Penguins The Penguins were Sid-less, but they did get back Patric Hornqvist and Kris L…
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  • NHL Capsules: DETROIT - Vincent Trocheck and Brandon Pirri had …

    NHL Capsules: DETROIT - Vincent Trocheck and Brandon Pirri had …

    NHL.com Dec 13 (6 days ago)
    DETROIT - Vincent Trocheck and Brandon Pirri had the only shootout goals to lift the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Roberto Luongo made 29 saves through overtime and stopped Pavel Datsyuk and Gus...
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  • Trocheck, Pirri score in shootout to lead Panthers to 3-2 win o…

    Trocheck, Pirri score in shootout to lead Panthers to 3-2 win over Red Wings

    NHL.com Dec 12 (6 days ago)
    DETROIT - Vincent Trocheck and Brandon Pirri had the only shootout goals to lift the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Roberto Luongo made 29 saves through overtime and stopped Pavel Datsyuk and Gus...
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  • As Thornton passes Beliveau, five milestones to watch for this …

    As Thornton passes Beliveau, five milestones to watch for this season

    thehockeynews.com Dec 12 (6 days ago)
    On Thursday night, with two assists, Joe Thornton passed Jean Beliveau on the all-time scoring list. His 1220 points are one more than the legendary Beliveau, and bump ‘Jumbo’ inside the top-40. While passing an all-time great is an incredible feat, the…
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  • Aaron Ekblad doing what few defensemen have ever done at age 18…

    Aaron Ekblad doing what few defensemen have ever done at age 18. Not even Bobby Orr

    Somewhere amidst all the well-deserved Filip Forsberg and Johnny Hockey hype, Aaron Ekblad stealthily opened the door to the Calder Trophy race and slipped inside relatively unnoticed. No more. The No. 1 overall pick has quickly become a revelation on t…
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  • Brodeur makes 32 saves, Porter scores 1st goal late in 3rd to l…

    Brodeur makes 32 saves, Porter scores 1st goal late in 3rd to lift Blues over Panthers 4-2

    NHL.com Dec 9
    ST. LOUIS - Martin Brodeur made 32 saves in his first home game with St. Louis, and Chris Porter scored his first goal of the season late in the third period to send the Blues to a 4-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Monday night. Porter...
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  • A slapshot to the mouth isn’t enough to end Blues captain David…

    A slapshot to the mouth isn’t enough to end Blues captain David Backes’ night

    St. Louis Blues captain David Backes is one of the game’s more rugged players, but wears a visor to protect his eyes. Unfortunately for the veteran center, his visor couldn’t protect him from taking a slapshot to the mouth Monday night against Florida. …
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  • Red Wings Centre Pavel Datsyuk named NHL's first star of the we…

    Red Wings Centre Pavel Datsyuk named NHL's first star of the week

    NHL.com Dec 8
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Detroit Red Wings centre Pavel Datsyuk has been named the NHL's first star of the week after putting up three multi-point performances in four games. Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky and Florida Panthers defe...
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  • Brodeur to make home debut Monday for Blues

    Brodeur to make home debut Monday for Blues

    NHL.com Dec 7
    Goalie Martin Brodeur will make his first start at Scottrade Center for the St. Louis Blues on Monday against the Florida Panthers after playing twice for St. Louis on the road. Brodeur, who earned his all-time leading 689th win Saturday again...
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  • Panthers fail in quest for higher home attendance against Sabre…

    Panthers fail in quest for higher home attendance against Sabres

    yahoo.com Dec 7
    We were promised better attendance for the Florida Panthers for Saturday’s game against the Buffalo Sabres. It was told to us in writing by the Miami Herald – which intimated that the Panthers upcoming string of games would boost numbers upwards. Said t…
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  • Panthers' Video Joking About Buffalo Snowstorm Angers Sabres Ow…

    Panthers' Video Joking About Buffalo Snowstorm Angers Sabres Owner

    deadspin.com Dec 7
    The Florida Panthers showed a video before Saturday night's game against the Sabres, contrasting Buffalo's awful, cold weather with Florida's ideal conditions. The gag used photos from Buffalo's deadly November snowstorm, and Sabres owner Terry Pegula, …
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  • Video - Panthers Beat Caps In Longest NHL Shootout History 00:58

    Panthers Beat Caps In Longest NHL Shootout History

    Dec 16
    Nick Bjugstad scored the game-winning goal in the 20th round of the shootout as Florida beat Washington 2-1.
  • Video - Panthers Win In Shootout 01:04

    Panthers Win In Shootout

    Dec 12
    Vincent Trocheck and Brandon Pirri each scored in the shootout as Florida beat Detroit 3-2.
  • Video - Broudeur Gets Second Win With Blues 01:22

    Broudeur Gets Second Win With Blues

    Dec 8
    Martin Brodeur made 32 saves in the Blues' 4-2 win over the Panthers.
  • Video - Panthers Snap Red Wings' Win Streak 01:01

    Panthers Snap Red Wings' Win Streak

    Dec 2
    The Panthers beat the Red Wings 4-3 to snap Detroit's four-game winning streak.

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