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Rocco Grimaldi double dips, plays in AHL, NHL in the same day

Rocco Grimaldi double dips, plays in AHL, NHL in the same day

thehockeynews.com NHL.com Updated Nov 19 (3 days ago)
In the span of 11 hours, Florida Panthers winger Rocco Grimaldi played in two games in different leagues, covered 1,350 miles on a three-hour flight, crossed over an entire time zone, and suited up for his fifth career NHL game. Not a bad Tuesday for th…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Senators searching for the right swaps

    Rumor Roundup: Senators searching for the right swaps

    thehockeynews.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot is making some progress in his recovery from the back and hip ailments which have sidelined him since training camp. The Ottawa Sun’s Don Brennan reports Methot has resumed skating with his teammates, but he’s taki…
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  • Okposo's SO goal lifts surging Islanders to 4-3 win over Panthe…

    Okposo's SO goal lifts surging Islanders to 4-3 win over Panthers

    NHL.com Nov 14
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Kyle Okposo scored the deciding goal in the shootout, and the New York Islanders beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory. Nikolay Kulemin, Ryan Strome and John Tavares had goals in regula...
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  • Barkov scores, Luongo sharp in net for Panthers in 4-1 win over…

    Barkov scores, Luongo sharp in net for Panthers in 4-1 win over Sharks

    NHL.com Nov 11
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Aleksander Barkov scored and Roberto Luongo made 21 saves as the Florida Panthers beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Tomas Fleischmann, Derek MacKenzie and Jimmy Hayes each scored...
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  • ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones go all-out with five specialty jerse…

    ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones go all-out with five specialty jerseys for 2014-15

    If you’ve ever felt like wasting away in Margaritaville, Feb. 27 is just one of the days that the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones wants to see you at the U.S. Bank Arena. Cincinnati, like many of the other franchises in the ECHL, knows that part of running a…
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  • Couturier has goal, assist in 1st period, Voracek gets 19th poi…

    Couturier has goal, assist in 1st period, Voracek gets 19th point as Flyers beat Panthers, 4-1

    NHL.com Nov 6
    PHILADELPHIA - Sean Couturier had a goal and an assist in the first period, Jakub Voracek continued his offensive surge, and the Philadelphia Flyers cruised to a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Voracek got his sixth g...
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  • Bruins welcome back Shawn Thornton with tribute video

    Bruins welcome back Shawn Thornton with tribute video

    During his seven years as a member of the Boston Bruins, rugged right winger Shawn Thornton developed a large fan base because of his passion both on the ice and in the community. So when Thornton returned for the first time to the place that had become…
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  • Roberto Luongo makes 36 saves as Florida Panthers edge Philadel…

    Roberto Luongo makes 36 saves as Florida Panthers edge Philadelphia Flyers 2-1

    NHL.com Nov 1
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Roberto Luongo made 36 saves, rookie Aaron Ekblad scored his first NHL goal and the Florida Panthers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 on Saturday night. Captain Willie Mitchell also scored for Florida, which has won three of f...
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  • We would like to hear more Spanish calls of Florida Panthers go…

    We would like to hear more Spanish calls of Florida Panthers goals (Video)

    yahoo.com Nov 1
    The Florida Panthers announced last week that they've partnered with West Palm Beach's ESPN Deportes 760 AM to broadcast three games in Spanish this season. The first one was Thursday night's 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes. Lead play-by-play man Arley…
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  • Even Hockey Highlights Are Better When Called By Spanish Announ…

    Even Hockey Highlights Are Better When Called By Spanish Announcers

    deadspin.com Nov 1
    It's no secret that when given the opportunity, we watch games called by Spanish-language announcers. (Yours truly being located in Florida, those options are plentiful.) So here's the Florida Panthers' winning goal by Scottie Upshall Thursday night, as…
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  • Upshall's goal in the 3rd gives Panthers 2-1 win over Coyotes

    Upshall's goal in the 3rd gives Panthers 2-1 win over Coyotes

    NHL.com Oct 31
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Scottie Upshall helped give the Florida Panthers their first home win of the season. Upshall scored at 10:56 of the third period and Roberto Luongo made 32 saves in front of another small crowd and the Panthers earned a 2-1 wi...
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  • Upshall's goal in the 3rd gives Panthers 2-1 win over Coyotes

    Upshall's goal in the 3rd gives Panthers 2-1 win over Coyotes

    NHL.com Oct 30
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Scottie Upshall scored in the third period and Roberto Luongo made 32 saves in front of another small crowd and the Florida Panthers earned a 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. The announced crowd was 7,691, w...
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  • Watch Aaron Ekblad butcher ‘Call Me Maybe’ in Panthers visit to…

    Watch Aaron Ekblad butcher ‘Call Me Maybe’ in Panthers visit to children’s hospital

    Aaron Ekblad is a talented young defenseman who plays for the Florida Panthers. But did you know Aaron Ekblad is also a terrible singer who plays for the Florida Panthers? In a video captured by Panthers Vision, you can watch defensemen Ekblad, Willie M…
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  • Mike Smith stinks but Coyotes are sticking with him

    Mike Smith stinks but Coyotes are sticking with him

    yahoo.com Oct 29
    The Arizona Coyotes face the Florida Panthers on Thursday night, and Mike Smith will tend goal for them. Normally, this wouldn’t be news: He’s the starter, after all. But he’s also been terrible this season: 2-4-0, with a 4.29 GAA and an .858 save perce…
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  • Frolunda’s Boardwalk Empire-inspired look connects Halloween an…

    Frolunda’s Boardwalk Empire-inspired look connects Halloween and Movember

    This entire time, while the NHL and its players were taking special care to deliver us the very finest in Halloween duds, Sweden’s famed Frolunda club was planning the most elegant team photo of all-time that would help link October’s silliness to one o…
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  • Ekman-Larsson scores in overtime, Coyotes rally to beat Panther…

    Ekman-Larsson scores in overtime, Coyotes rally to beat Panthers 2-1

    NHL.com Oct 26
    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored at 2:20 of overtime, Mike Smith stopped 23 shots, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night. Justin Hodgman scored in his NHL debut and the Coyotes had a s...
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  • Neal 'blindsided' by trade; Panthers to broadcast in Spanish; B…

    Neal 'blindsided' by trade; Panthers to broadcast in Spanish; Bailey out with broken hand (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Oct 24
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • What's Russian for 'howdy ma'am'? :)))))) [Instagram] • James Neal on his June…
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  • It’s feast or famine – beat them or beat it – for NHL coaches t…

    It’s feast or famine – beat them or beat it – for NHL coaches these days

    The coaching business in the NHL is about to get crazier thanks to the pending free agency of Red Wings bench boss Mike Babcock, who almost assuredly will set a new record for a coach’s salary whether he stays in Detroit or moves on to a new place of em…
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  • Maple Leafs, Bruins games most expensive for fans; Panthers che…

    Maple Leafs, Bruins games most expensive for fans; Panthers cheapest

    yahoo.com Oct 23
    For a family of four, the price of attending an NHL game rose by 4.7 percent from last season, according to the latest Team Marketing Report analysis of the League. TMR released its new Fan Cost Index for 2014-15 on Thursday, and found that a theoretica…
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  • How terrible is this goalie interference call on Nick Bjugstad?…

    How terrible is this goalie interference call on Nick Bjugstad? (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 22
    The Florida Panthers defeated the Colorado Avalanche in overtime on Tuesday night, 4-3, on a Brad Boyes goal. This result proves that the Hockey Gods have a sense of goodness and fairness, because the Panthers were nearly jobbed by an atrocious goalie i…
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  • Boyes scores 2:23 into overtime to lead Panthers past Avalanche…

    Boyes scores 2:23 into overtime to lead Panthers past Avalanche, 4-3.

    NHL.com Oct 22
    DENVER - Brad Boyes scored a power-play goal 2:23 into overtime and the Florida Panthers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Tuesday night. Jussi Jokinen had two assists, including one on the winner. Jokinen fed Boyes with a pass from the back...
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  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 01:50

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Nov 21
    Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL.
  • Video - Kings Skate Past Panthers 01:02

    Kings Skate Past Panthers

    Nov 18
    The Kings scored four goals during the second period in their 5-2 win over the Panthers.
  • Video - Panthers Top Ducks 00:33

    Panthers Top Ducks

    Nov 16
    Brad Boyes scored two goals in the Panthers' 6-2 win over the Ducks.
  • Video - Panthers Snap Skid 00:43

    Panthers Snap Skid

    Nov 11
    The Florida Panthers snapped a three game winless streak with their 4-1 win over the Sharks.

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