Latest Aaron Ekblad News

Panthers remain red-hot, roll past Blue Jackets 9-2

Jan. 15, 2022 21:15 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The chant from Florida fans started in the first period, growing louder with every goal the Panthers scored. “We want 10!" “We want 10!" “We want 10!" The NHL-leading Panthers nearly complied with that rather...

Reinhart, Panthers hand Canucks' Boudreau first non-OT loss

Jan. 11, 2022 22:47 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Reinhart had two goals and an assist and the Florida Panthers handed Vancouver Canucks coach Bruce Boudreau his first regulation loss in 10 games with a 5-2 victory Tuesday night. Boudreau was 8-0-1 since taking over the Canucks on Dec. 6. Vancouver was...

Duclair, Huberdeau lead Panthers to 9-3 rout of Lightning

Dec. 30, 2021 22:44 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Duclair scored twice, Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and four assists, and the Florida Panthers romped to a 9-3 rout of the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. Florida scored three times in each period against the two-time defending...

Weegar, Verhaeghe help rally Panthers past Rangers 4-3

Dec. 29, 2021 23:28 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — MacKenzie Weegar, Carter Verhaeghe and Anthony Duclair scored in the third period to rally the Florida Panthers past the New York Rangers 4-3 on Wednesday night as both teams returned from an extended holiday break. Artemi Panarin and Mika Zibanejad each had a...

Kings add to short-handed Panthers' woes with 4-1 victory

Dec. 16, 2021 22:19 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown scored second-period goals and Jonathan Quick had 41 saves to help the Los Angeles Kings defeat the short-handed Florida Panthers 4-1 on Thursday night. Olli Maatta scored for the first time in 75 games and Arthur Kaliyev added a...

Senators hand Panthers worst home loss since 2013, 8-2

Dec. 14, 2021 22:50 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla.- (AP) — Josh Norris scored two goals and Anton Forsberg made 33 saves to lift the Ottawa Senators over the Florida Panthers 8-2 on Tuesday night. Nick Paul and Brady Tkachuk each scored a late power-play goal, and Drake Batherson had a goal and two assists. Tim...

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...