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Florida Panthers' Colton Sceviour, left, watches a puck slide past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 9, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Connolly, Driedger lead Panthers to 2-1 win over the Blues

Mar. 9, 2020 11:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brett Connolly scored early in the third period and Chris Driedger stopped 26 shots, leading the Florida Panthers to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Monday night. Mike Hoffman also scored for Florida and Aleksi Saarela assisted on both Panthers goals, the first assists of his...

Florida Panthers center Lucas Wallmark (71) is congratulated by defenseman Anton Stralman (6) after Wallmark scored a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Panthers snap 8-game home skid with 4-1 win over Canadiens

Mar. 7, 2020 11:11 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Backup goalie Chris Driedger stopped 33 shots, Mike Hoffman had a goal and an assist, and the Florida Panthers broke their eight-game home losing streak Saturday with a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. On a night when Roberto Luongo's number was retired, the former Florida goalie...

FILE - In this April 6, 2019, file photo, goaltender Roberto Luongo warms up prior to an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils, in Sunrise, Fla. The Panthers are going to send Luongo's No. 1 jersey to the rafters and make him the first player in franchise history to receive that distinction during a ceremony before a game against Montreal, Luongo's hometown team, Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach, File)

Roberto Luongo's jersey set to be retired by Panthers

Mar. 6, 2020 12:19 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — When the Florida Panthers were deciding whether the time was right to retire Roberto Luongo’s number, the initial vote was not unanimous. Luongo was the holdout. He needed convincing. Odd as this sounds for someone who has been in hockey’s spotlight for more than half his...

Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with defenseman Torey Krug (47) after Krug scored the winning goal during an overtime period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Krug scores in OT, Bruins rally past Panthers 2-1

Mar. 5, 2020 11:04 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla (AP) — Torey Krug bailed out the Boston Bruins on a night the NHL leaders didn't have their best. Krug scored 4:08 into overtime, Patrice Bergeron also had a goal and the Bruins beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 Thursday for their fourth straight win. Moments before he scored, Krug led a 2-on-1...

Anaheim Ducks coach Dallas Eakins watches during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Growing pains: Krueger, Eakins and McLellan staying positive

Mar. 4, 2020 2:48 AM EST

Buffalo’s Ralph Krueger, Anaheim’s Dallas Eakins and Los Angeles’ Todd McLellan had no illusions about quick fixes in their first seasons. But in a league that has seen plenty of coaching changes the past couple seasons, all three have remained consistent in their message since training camp...

Calgary Flames left wing Milan Lucic (17) scores against Florida Panthers goaltender Sam Montembeault (33) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Talbot makes 38 saves, Flames beat Panthers 3-0

Mar. 1, 2020 7:36 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Cam Talbot made 38 saves, Johnny Gaudreau had a goal and an assist, and the Calgary Flames beat the Florida Panthers 3-0 Sunday. TJ Brodie and Milan Lucic also scored for the Flames, and Mark Giordano had three assists. “I felt pretty good from the get-go, got a good warm-up in...

Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) skates away after scoring against Florida Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (72) during a shootout of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Kane, Toews lead Blackhawks over Panthers 3-2 in shootout

Feb. 29, 2020 9:57 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews each scored in the shootout to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night. Toews also had a goal and an assist in regulation, and Drake Caggiula also scored for the Blackhawks. Corey Crawford made 38 saves and stopped...

Toronto Maple Leafs right wing William Nylander (88) and Florida Panthers defenseman MacKenzie Weegar (52) vie for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Nylander leads Maple Leafs over Panthers, 5-3

Feb. 27, 2020 10:48 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla (AP) — William Nylander scored the go-ahead goal midway in the third period to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs over the Florida Panthers 5-3 on Thursday night. Auston Matthews, Kasperi Kapanen, Zach Hyman and Justin Holl also scored for Toronto, who came back from a 3-1 deficit. Frederik Andersen...

Los Angeles Kings center Gabriel Vilardi celebrates his goal with teammates on the bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Vilardi scores quickly in NHL debut as Kings defeat Panthers

Feb. 21, 2020 2:29 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not many players can top the NHL debut that Gabriel Vilardi had on Thursday night. The Los Angeles center scored 10 seconds into his first shift and added an assist as the Kings defeated the Florida Panthers 5-4. “My first shift I wasn't expecting that. No one was," Vilardi said....

Florida Panthers center Aleksi Saarela, left, and Anaheim Ducks left wing Nick Ritchie vie for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Saarela's first NHL goal helps Panthers top Ducks 4-1

Feb. 20, 2020 2:03 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Florida Panthers showed a little rebounding prowess, getting a pair of friendly bounces off the end boards to deliver a key 4-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night. Vincent Trocheck and Aleksi Saarela each scored second-period goals off fortuitous rebounds and the...