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Benn, Stars exit COVID protocols with 6-5 win over Panthers

Jan. 07, 2022 00:51 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas captain Jamie Benn said he never felt any symptoms during his time in COVID-19 protocols, and the Stars exhibited no ill effects from a long layoff in their return to the ice after a 2 1/2-week pause because of virus issues throughout the team. Benn had a goal...

Panthers win 4th consecutive game, roll past Flames 6-2

Jan. 04, 2022 22:32 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The NHL season isn't even half over, yet Calgary coach Darryl Sutter has seen enough to offer big praise to the Florida Panthers. “That's a team that's built for playoff hockey," Sutter said. Few would probably argue these days. ...

Burakovsky gets 1st career hat trick, Avs beat Panthers 3-2

Dec. 13, 2021 00:36 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Andre Burakovsky notched his first career hat trick and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Sunday night. Burakovsky got his three goals in a span of 12:05 from late in the second into the third for the Colorado’s fourth straight win. Mikko...

Panthers score four goals in third to beat Capitals 5-4

Nov. 30, 2021 22:36 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Reinhart scored the winning power-play goal with 14.4 seconds left, capping a furious comeback for the Florida Panthers to beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Tuesday night. Trailing 4-1, the Panthers scored four goals on a season-high 27 shots...

Kraken beat Panthers 4-1, deny Florida home-ice win record

Nov. 27, 2021 21:23 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Chris Driedger was the winning goalie when Florida's home-ice winning streak started last season. The streak ended Saturday — and Driedger was the winning goalie again. Driedger made 33 saves against his former team, helping...

Tavares, Nylander lead Maple Leafs past Sharks 4-1

Nov. 27, 2021 02:04 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — John Tavares and William Nylander each had a goal and assist and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Friday night. Auston Matthews and Wayne Simmonds added goals, and backup goalie Joseph Woll stopped 34 shots as Toronto won...

Panthers say Barkov will be week-to-week with injury

Nov. 17, 2021 16:08 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aleksander Barkov is hurt, and the Florida Panthers are relieved it's not as bad as initially feared. Barkov will be week-to-week with a knee injury but will not need surgery, Panthers interim coach Andrew Brunette revealed Wednesday. ...

Point's breakaway OT goal gives Bolts win over Panthers, 3-2

Nov. 13, 2021 22:40 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brayden Point scored a backhand breakaway goal in overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Pat Maroon and Victor Hedman scored for the Lightning, who are 5-0-2 over the last seven games. Andrei...

Panthers stay unbeaten, beat Coyotes 5-3 to move to 6-0

Oct. 25, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla.- (AP) — Frank Vatrano and Joe Thornton each scored their first goals of the season and the Florida Panthers stretched their unbeaten streak to six games with a 5-3 victory over the winless Arizona Coyotes on Monday night. Anthony Duclair, Jonathan...