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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) and Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) skate during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh. Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is still regarded as the NHL’s top forward, while peers consider Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby the game's most complete player, according to the NHL Players’ Association’s annual poll of players released Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Crosby, McDavid favorites again in NHLPA annual poll

Mar. 31, 2020 12:53 PM EDT

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is still regarded as the NHL’s top forward, while peers consider Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby the game's most complete player. When it comes to game-day dress code, hockey players overwhelming favor relaxing the rule requiring a suit and tie, according to the...

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...

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Miracle on Ice team honored before Panthers-Golden Knights

Feb. 23, 2020 2:12 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amidst a sports-filled weekend that included the heavyweight championship boxing match and a NASCAR race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, hockey fans were reminded about believing in miracles on Saturday night. Prior to the game between the Vegas Golden Knights and Florida Panthers, member of...

Vegas Golden Knights left wing William Carrier (28) looks to shoot the puck as Florida Panthers' Keith Yandle defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Marc Sanchez) ///

Golden Knights win 5th straight with 5-3 win over Florida

Feb. 23, 2020 2:03 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reilly Smith scored two goals, Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Florida Panthers 5-3 on Saturday night. The Golden Knights completed a five-game homestand 5-0-0 and catapulted to the top of the Pacific Division, where they lead Vancouver by two...

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...

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Adam Larsson is congratulated after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Larsson scores 1st goal in a year, Oilers beat Panthers 4-1

Feb. 15, 2020 8:05 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Adam Larsson scored his first goal since last February, Leon Draisaitl added an insurance goal seconds into the third period and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 Saturday night. Darnell Nurse and Kailer Yamamoto had empty-net goals in the final two minutes for the...

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart stops the puck during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Van Riemsdyk has 3-point game, Flyers beat Panthers 6-2

Feb. 13, 2020 10:50 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — James van Riemsdyk had a goal and two assists and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Florida Panthers 6-2 on Thursday night. Robert Hagg, Sean Couturier, Scott Laughton, Nicolas Aube-Kubel and Tyler Pitlick scored for the Flyers. Carter Hart made 26 saves for his first road win in eight...

Philadelphia Flyers' Carter Hart (79) cannot stop a shot by Florida Panthers' MacKenzie Weegar as Evgenii Dadonov (63) and Philadelphia Flyers' Matt Niskanen (15) look on during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Van Riemsdyk, Hart lead Flyers past Panthers 4-1

Feb. 10, 2020 11:03 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wearing a mask honoring Ray Emery, Carter Hart gave a performance “Razor” would've been proud to see. James van Riemsdyk had a goal and assist, Hart stopped 30 shots in his return from injury and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 Monday night. Travis...

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) defends the goal against Florida Panthers center Vincent Trocheck (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Crosby leads Penguins over Panthers 3-2

Feb. 8, 2020 10:44 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored his 10th goal in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins held off the Florida Panthers for a 3-2 win Saturday night. Kris Letang had a goal and an assist for the Penguins, who improved to 9-3-0 in their past 12 games. Teddy Blueger also scored, and Tristan...