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The future is now? Florida Panthers in NHL playoff chase, showi…

The future is now? Florida Panthers in NHL playoff chase, showing signs of progress

NHL.com Updated 18 hours ago
SUNRISE, Fla. - By stocking up on tons of upcoming draft picks and young talent, the Florida Panthers are trying to set themselves up for a bright future. The future might arrive a little ahead of schedule. Often a playoff long shot at thi...
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  • Bergenheim gets go-ahead goal late in 3rd period to lift Panthe…

    Bergenheim gets go-ahead goal late in 3rd period to lift Panthers past Blue Jackets, 3-2

    NHL.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Sean Bergenheim scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period to help the Florida Panthers get a much-needed win over the Columbus Blue Jackets, 3-2 on Thursday night. Aaron Ekblad and Jonathan Huberdeau also scored for th...
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  • Separation between East’s have & have-not teams will make N…

    Separation between East’s have & have-not teams will make NHL trade deadline unique

    thehockeynews.com Jan 29 (2 days ago)
    If you don’t know by now the NHL’s points system is essentially a competitive funhouse mirror designed to give more teams the appearance they’ve got a shot at a playoff spot, you should. The league has, to the credit of its business acumen, recognized m…
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  • Glendening, Weiss lead Red Wings past Panthers 5-4 for 6th stra…

    Glendening, Weiss lead Red Wings past Panthers 5-4 for 6th straight victory

    NHL.com ESPN.com Jan 28 (3 days ago)
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Stephen Weiss certainly enjoyed this one. Weiss had a goal and two assists against his former team, and Luke Glendening scored twice to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the struggling Florida Panthers 5-4 on Tuesday night for t...
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  • Radek Dvorak calls it quits on 18-year, 1,260-game NHL career

    Radek Dvorak calls it quits on 18-year, 1,260-game NHL career

    thehockeynews.com Jan 27 (4 days ago)
    Veteran right winger Radek Dvorak, who played 1,260 career regular-season NHL games with seven teams over 18 years, retired Tuesday. The 37-year-old Dvorak was drafted by the Florida Panthers 10th overall in 1995, and developed into a solid, if unspecta…
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  • Is Aaron Ekblad’s historic age-18 season an anomaly or a new tr…

    Is Aaron Ekblad’s historic age-18 season an anomaly or a new trend?

    thehockeynews.com Jan 27 (4 days ago)
    Aaron Ekblad’s maiden NHL voyage is equally predictable and shocking. On one hand, everything the mammoth defenseman has accomplished with Florida matches what the world expected of him. Prospects didn’t come more can’t-miss than Ekblad, who at 15 was t…
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  • Rumor Roundup: What to watch as trade deadline draws near

    Rumor Roundup: What to watch as trade deadline draws near

    thehockeynews.com Jan 26 (5 days ago)
    With the 2015 NHL All-Star Game now history and teams returning to action on Tuesday, the focus shifts toward the approaching NHL trade deadline on March 2. It’s expected trade activity will increase over the next five weeks as more clubs fall out of pl…
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  • Ekblad, Gaudreau, Forsberg make an impact at ASG

    Ekblad, Gaudreau, Forsberg make an impact at ASG

    NHL.com Jan 25 (5 days ago)
    COLUMBUS -- Twelve months ago, Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad was in a hotel in Sudbury, Ontario with his Barrie Colts teammates awaiting an Ontario Hockey League game the following afternoon. Sunday, Ekblad not only participated in ...
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  • Which skills are the hardest? The all-stars weigh in

    Which skills are the hardest? The all-stars weigh in

    thehockeynews.com Jan 24 (6 days ago)
    COLUMBUS – The moves that NHLers can pull off are incredibly impressive, especially since they perform them in front of thousands of people live and many more on TV. The All-Star Game’s skills competition puts many of those tricks on display, but which …
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  • Shootout save of the year at All-Star Skills? Luongo might have…

    Shootout save of the year at All-Star Skills? Luongo might have made it so

    thehockeynews.com Jan 24 (6 days ago)
    The All-Star weekend may be all about offense, but in the final event of the Skills Competition, the shootout relay, Florida Panthers netminder Roberto Luongo made one of the best shootout stops you’ll see all season. With Montreal Canadiens winger Jiri…
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  • After 22 seasons, Ray Whitney officially announces retirement

    After 22 seasons, Ray Whitney officially announces retirement

    When you think of players who scored 1,000 points in the NHL, the last name to come to mind is often Ray Whitney. And on Wednesday, one of the NHL’s best and quietest scorers called it a career. Whitney, 42, was prolific with every team he ever went to,…
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  • Panthers reassign forward Trocheck to AHL

    Panthers reassign forward Trocheck to AHL

    NHL.com Jan 20
    Sunrise, FL -- Florida Panthers Executive Vice-President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has reassigned F Vincent Trocheck to San Antonio (AHL). Trocheck, 21, has appeared in 28 games with Florida this season, scor...
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  • Holden scores go-ahead goal in third period to life Avalanche o…

    Holden scores go-ahead goal in third period to life Avalanche over Panthers 4-2

    NHL.com Jan 16
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Tyson Barrie made the most of his first visit to the Florida Panthers' arena as a player. Barrie, whose father Len played for the Panthers from 1999-2001, had a goal and an assist to help the Colorado Avalanche beat the Panthe...
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  • Paul Maurice becomes second-youngest coach to 500 wins

    Paul Maurice becomes second-youngest coach to 500 wins

    Paul Maurice has found himself in some very elite company. With the Winnipeg Jets’ 8-2 dismantling of the Florida Panthers on Tuesday, the Winnipeg bench boss became the second youngest coach (47 years, 348 days) in the history of the NHL to reach 500 w…
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  • Mathieu Perreault’s four goals nearly $1 million dream for fan

    Mathieu Perreault’s four goals nearly $1 million dream for fan

    Gail McDonald is going to remember Mathieu Perreault for a long, long time. That’s because Perreault was inches away from netting her $1 million. On Tuesday night, in Winnipeg’s 8-2 romping of the Florida Panthers, Perreault accomplished a feat that onl…
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  • Backes, Varlamov and Huberdeau named week's stars

    Backes, Varlamov and Huberdeau named week's stars

    NHL.com Jan 12
    NEW YORK – St. Louis Blues center David Backes, Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov and Florida Panthers left wing Jonathan Huberdeau have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Jan. 11. FIRST STAR – DAVID BACKES, C, S...
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  • Don’t look now, but Panthers may be a playoff team after all

    Don’t look now, but Panthers may be a playoff team after all

    After their 4-2 win over Edmonton Sunday, the Florida Panthers are one point out of the final wild card spot in the Eastern Conference, with three games in hand on the team (Boston) they need to beat out for that spot. Florida is 8-3-1 since Dec. 13, an…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Rakell's four points boost Ducks; Luongo leads…

    NHL Three Stars: Rakell's four points boost Ducks; Luongo leads Panthers

    yahoo.com Jan 12
    The Ducks and Jets wore Teemu Selanne tribute jerseys during warmups after Anaheim retired the Finnish Flash’s no. 8. No. 1 Star: Rickard Rakell, Anaheim Ducks Rakell had 12 career NHL points heading into Sunday’s game against the Winnipeg Jets. He incr…
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  • Rogers Hometown Hockey celebrates Moncton

    Rogers Hometown Hockey celebrates Moncton

    NHL.com Jan 11
    CITY in Canada will televise "Rogers Hometown Hockey" at 6:30 p.m. Sunday prior to the game between the Florida Panthers and Edmonton Oilers. The location this week is Moncton, New Brunswick, and the half-hour program will celebrate the city's ico...
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  • Five AHL players to watch the rest of the season

    Five AHL players to watch the rest of the season

    Every season, there are a few players who tear up the AHL and shock the big league when they finally make the jump. Last season, it was Detroit’s Gustav Nyquist. This season, Ottawa’s Mike Hoffman is making a name for himself. So who are the players to …
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  • Fleischmann scores winner as Panthers edge Flames 6-5

    Fleischmann scores winner as Panthers edge Flames 6-5

    NHL.com Jan 10
    CALGARY - Thomas Fleischmann scored at 16:51 of the third period to lead the Florida Panthers to a wild 6-5 win over the Calgary Flames on Friday. Fleischmann lifted a backhand over both Calgary defenceman Kris Russell and goalie Jonas Hiller...
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  • Video - Canucks Edge Panthers 00:40

    Canucks Edge Panthers

    Jan 19
    The Canucks beat the Panthers 2-1 for their third straight win.
  • Video - Avs Double Up Panthers 01:24

    Avs Double Up Panthers

    Jan 15
    The Avs topped the Panthers 4-2 to hand Florida its second straight loss.
  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 02:14

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Jan 15
    Check out some top saves, hits and goals from this week in the NHL.
  • Video - Jets Fly By Panthers 00:51

    Jets Fly By Panthers

    Jan 13
    Mathieu Perreault scored four goals in the Jets' 8-2 win over the Panthers.

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