Matheson scores in OT to lift Panthers over Penguins 3-2
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers didn't lose their composure after giving up the lead late in the game.
Mike Matheson scored 4:14 into overtime to lift the Panthers over the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Thursday night.
Matheson tipped in a pass from Jonathan Huberdeau from the slot, saving Florida after the Panthers let in the tying goal midway through the third period. That came two nights after allowing three third-period goals in a 3-2 loss to the Blues.
Soderberg, Compher lead Avalanche past Panthers 5-2
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche are making strides on the road.
Carl Soderberg scored twice, J.T. Compher broke a third-period tie and Colorado beat the Florida Panthers 5-2 on Thursday night.
The Avalanche won their 11th road game after winning only 15 all of last season.
Huberdeau helps Panthers beat Capitals for 1st win
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal, two assists and the shootout winner as the Florida Panthers recovered after giving up a three-goal lead in the second period and beat the Washington Capitals 6-5 on Friday night for their first victory of the season.
Forsberg’s goal with 0.6 left disallowed, Panthers top Preds
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Filip Forsberg's apparent tying goal with 0.6 seconds left was disallowed due to goalie interference, giving the Florida Panthers a 2-1 win over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Florida Panthers beat up the Senators on a night when Ottawa was already playing with heavy hearts.
Jared McCann had a goal and two assists to lead Florida over the Senators 7-2 on Tuesday as Ottawa captain Erik Karlsson sat out following the death of his son.
Barkov, Reimer help Panthers top Sabres 4-1 for 5th straight
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The surging Florida Panthers are edging closer to a playoff spot.
Aleksander Barkov scored his 24th goal of the season, James Reimer made 24 saves in his first start in six games and Florida beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Friday night.
The Panthers have won five straight and are 12-3-0 in their past 15. They moved within one point of Columbus and Carolina for the second Eastern Conference wild card.
Yandle has goal, 2 assists in Panthers’ 4-2 win over Sabres
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Keith Yandle and the Florida Panthers took advantage of the undisciplined Buffalo Sabres in the first period. And then the Panthers stood their ground once things got chippy in the final two minutes.
Yandle scored a goal and had two assists, and Harri Sateri stopped the final 19 shots he faced — and 30 overall — in a 4-2 victory in a game that finished with officials issuing four major penalties — three to Sabres players — on Thursday night.
Luongo stops 35 shots in Panthers’ 2-0 win over Sharks
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Roberto Luongo likes playing in San Jose. After making 35 saves for his 74th career shutout, he has even more reason to enjoy it.
Luongo was rock solid as the Florida Panthers blanked the Sharks 2-0 Thursday night on goals by Colton Sceviour and Nick Bjugstad.
McCann has go-ahead goal after review, Panthers win 5-4
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers started weak, then had a strong finishing kick.
After allowing two goals in the first five minutes of the game, the Panthers scored three times in a span of 2:28 in the third period and then held on for a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night.
Jared McCann scored the tiebreaking goal after a review overturned the initial ruling of goalie interference.
Marchessault scores twice, Panthers beat Maple Leafs 7-2
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers desperately needed a win and they got it.
Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals, Thomas Vanek had a career-high four assists and the Panthers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-2 on Tuesday night to stop a five-game slide.
Aleksander Barkov had a goal and an assist for Florida, which won for only the second time in 10 games. Keith Yandle, Jussi Jokinen, Reilly Smith and Colton Sceviour also scored.
Russell scores in 3rd to lift Oilers over Panthers, 4-3
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Kris Russell's goal with 7:58 left was his first in more than a year and lifted the Edmonton Oilers over Florida 4-3 on Wednesday night to snap the Panthers' five-game winning streak.
Russell's goal was his first since Feb. 11, 2016, when he played for Calgary. He went goalless in his first 48 games with the Oilers.
Panthers stay hot, down Ducks 4-1 behind goal from Jagr
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — If the Florida Panthers thrive on chaos — as interim head coach Tom Rowe described their recent penchant for high-scoring games — they are starting to learn how to channel it in the right way.
Sceviour’s hat trick leads Panthers past Red Wings, 5-2
DETROIT (AP) — Colton Sceviour had no recollection of his last hat trick.
Sceviour scored three goals — one at even strength, one on the power play and one short-handed — for his first NHL hat trick and added an assist to lead the Florida Panthers to a 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.
"That was exciting; I can't even remember the last hat trick I scored," Sceviour said. "I can't take too much credit, though. I think all three goals were shots from the blue (the crease)."
Sceviour and Barkov lift Panthers to 4-1 win over Red Wings
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers' new additions are making the most of their opportunity.
Colton Sceviour scored his first goal for Florida and Aleksander Barkov added his second goal of the season to lead the Panthers to a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.
Sceviour signed with the Panthers as a free agent in July after playing parts of five seasons with Dallas.
Panthers’ Huberdeau hurt in win over Devils
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau left with an apparent left leg injury during the Florida Panthers' 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.
As Huberdeau turned away from a check behind New Jersey's net, the skate of Devils center Sergey Kalinin appeared to come down on Huberdeau's left ankle. The Panthers have not offered an update on Huberdeau's status.