Latest Matthew Tkachuk News

Barkov back on ice for the Panthers, who lead Stanley Cup Final thanks to scoring from unsung heroes

Jun. 12, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Paul Maurice was in a much better mood Wednesday. The Florida Panthers coach admitted the previous day that he was “grumpy” after Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, despite a dominant victory over the Edmonton Oilers that gave his team a 2-0 series lead. ...

Locking down games and dominating late has become a hallmark for the Florida Panthers

Jun. 11, 2024 06:10 AM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sometimes it is not easy for the Florida Panthers to score goals, in large part because their brand of hockey is so predicated on keeping their opponent from doing so. When they do put the puck in the net to take a lead, they are the best in the NHL at keeping...

Eetu Luostarinen is healthy this Stanley Cup Final. That’s a big deal for the Florida Panthers

Jun. 09, 2024 16:03 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A year after a broken leg sidelined Eetu Luostarinen for the Stanley Cup Final, the flexible Finn is healthy this time around. That's a big deal for the Florida Panthers in their pursuit of the first championship in franchise history. ...

Matthew Tkachuk's numbers are down from last year. The Panthers insist his value has gone up

Jun. 06, 2024 13:58 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk’s basic offensive numbers for the Florida Panthers are all down this season. Goals, down. Assists, down. Points, down. Shooting percentage, down. On paper, that doesn’t look great. On ice, Florida sees things very differently. ...

All-access NHL show is coming from the makers of 'Formula 1: Drive to Survive'

Jun. 06, 2024 09:43 AM EDT

The NHL is getting the “Drive to Survive” treatment, with a hockey series from the makers of the popular Formula 1 show coming to Prime Video in the fall. After getting players to buy in to the project with Box to Box Films, the league is hoping for the same kind of popularity...

Panthers goalie Sergei Bobrovsky isn't slowing down at age 35. And the Stanley Cup Final awaits

Jun. 04, 2024 11:49 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky baffles his own teammates at times. Florida's starting goaltender has his own schedule and regimen — slowing gliding across the entirety of the ice to begin his process of getting ready in the morning, an extremely strict diet and...

The matchup is set: Panthers, Oilers will meet in the Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 02, 2024 22:55 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk is about to renew some acquaintances. Connor McDavid is going back to where his NHL career started. The Stanley Cup Final matchup is set: The Florida Panthers, back in the title round for the second consecutive year and seeking their first...

The Panthers are back in the Stanley Cup Final after losing in the title round last year

Jun. 02, 2024 11:08 AM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The 2023 Stanley Cup Final had just ended, the Vegas Golden Knights were celebrating their championship and a heartbroken bunch of Florida Panthers were taking off their skates for the final time that season. In that moment, standing in the locker room, Aaron...

Bobrovsky makes 23 saves for first shutout of the postseason, Panthers beat Rangers 3-0 in Game 1

May. 23, 2024 00:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky had a long stretch without seeing a shot on goal in the middle of the game, and then there was a flurry in the third period. No matter, he stopped everything that came his way. Bobrovsky had 23 saves for his first shutout of the...

Rangers held scoreless for the first time this postseason in a 3-0 loss to the Panthers in Game 1

May. 23, 2024 00:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in these playoffs, the New York's offense was non existent. Now the Rangers trail in a series for the first time. Sergei Bobrovsky scored all 23 Rangers shots, Matthew Tkachuk scored the only goal Florida would need late in the first period and...