Latest Aaron Ekblad News

Strome scores as Rangers beat Sharks 1-0; Shesterkin hurt

Dec. 03, 2021 22:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Strome scored in the first period, and Igor Shesterkin and Alexander Georgiev combined for a 28-save shutout as the New York Rangers beat the San Jose Sharks 1-0 Friday night for their fifth straight win. Shesterkin had 19 saves before leaving at...

Panthers come back from 3 down again to beat Sabres 7-4

Dec. 02, 2021 23:12 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Anton Lundell scored twice, including the go-ahead goal, and the Florida Panthers came back from three down for the second straight game to beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-4 on Thursday night. Aaron Ekblad had two goals and an assist, Lucas Carlsson...

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...

Johnsson, Bratt goals put Devils over Flyers, 5-2

Nov. 28, 2021 23:13 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Andreas Johnsson had two goals and two assists, Jesper Bratt had a goal and two assists and the New Jersey Devils beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 Sunday night. Dougie Hamilton had a goal, an assist and 10 shots on goal, and Nathan Bastian also...

Ekblad lifts Panthers 2-1 over Flyers in record-tying win

Nov. 25, 2021 09:23 AM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Ekblad scored 2:39 into overtime and the Florida Panthers won their record-tying 11th straight home game to start the season by topping the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 on Wednesday night. After a faceoff win in the 3-on-3 session, Ekblad worked a...

Panthers lose Barkov to injury, but stay unbeaten at home

Nov. 16, 2021 22:55 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 27 shots and the Florida Panthers overcame the loss of center Aleksander Barkov to remain unbeaten at home with a 6-1 rout of the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Jonathan Huberdeau and Carter Verhaeghe each scored a...

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 top Caps in OT for franchise's best 10-game start

Nov. 04, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Eetu Luostarinen scored 1:55 into overtime to give the Florida Panthers a 5-4 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night and the team's best 10-game start to a season. Luostarinen’s centering pass went off a Capitals players stick and...

Panthers entrust team to Andrew Brunette after Quenneville

Oct. 29, 2021 21:58 PM EDT

Andrew Brunette has a chance to be an NHL head coach now, taking over a Florida Panthers team that is off to the best start in franchise history. It should be a happy time. It is not. Brunette debuted as the replacement for Joel Quenneville as...

Amid scandal, Quenneville resigns as Florida Panthers coach

Oct. 29, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Joel Quenneville resigned as coach of the Florida Panthers on Thursday, two days after the second-winningest coach in NHL history was among those implicated for not swiftly responding to allegations by a Chicago Blackhawks player of being sexually assaulted by another...