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After emotional week, Panthers seeking some normalcy

Nov. 01, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — There was a Halloween party for the Florida Panthers players and their significant others on Sunday night, allowing them to spend a few hours enjoying each other's company while dressed up as something or someone else. Weirdly, it also helped...

Panthers reach 8-0, winning first game without Quenneville

Oct. 29, 2021 22:45 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Aleksander Barkov scored in overtime and the Florida Panthers — playing a day after coach Joe Quenneville resigned amid a sex scandal — beat Detroit 3-2 on Friday to run their season-opening winning streak to eight. Quenneville, the second-winningest...

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...

Ryan throws for 336, Falcons get FG at end, top Miami 30-28

Oct. 24, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Matt Ryan fell asleep during Game 6 of the National League Championship Series, and wasn't even aware until waking up Sunday morning that the Atlanta Braves are heading to the World Series. The Braves, he noted, are playing for a title despite...

Huberdeau leads undefeated Panthers past Flyers 4-2

Oct. 23, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period, and added an assist to lead the undefeated Florida Panthers over the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 Saturday night. Owen Tippett also scored and Sam Reinhart had an...

Barkov breaks tie in 3rd, Panthers defeat Lightning 4-1

Oct. 19, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Aleksander Barkov scored the go-ahead goal 3:40 into the third period and the Florida Panthers won their third straight game by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Tuesday night. Barkov slammed a loose puck in the crease past Andrei Vasilevskiy...

Comeback Cats: Florida, down 2 late, rallies to top Pens 5-4

Oct. 14, 2021 22:28 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Ekblad had the simplest assessment of how opening night went for the Florida Panthers. “Comeback ‘Cats," he said. That they were, and fittingly, Ekblad's comeback was the biggest part of it all. ...

Ekblad's back, a good sign for NHL's Panthers entering camp

Sep. 22, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers have their first win of the season: Aaron Ekblad has pronounced himself ready for training camp. The top-line defenseman will be on the ice when the Panthers formally begin practice Thursday, just short of six months since he...