ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jakob Silfverberg hasn't slowed down since signing his contract extension two weeks ago.
Silfverberg scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:33 left to give the Anaheim...
Huberdeau scores late, Panthers edge Kings 4-3
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau pulled an imaginary monkey off the back of Evgenii Dadonov just before the Florida Panthers went out on the ice for warmups, hoping to help his teammate get...
Panthers deny Sharks playoff clincher with 4-2 win
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Martin Jones could come up with only so many saves against the NHL's second-ranked power play before the Florida Panthers finally broke through.
Panthers start fast, rout Red Wings 6-1
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Panthers coach Bob Boughner is impressed with Aleksander Barkov.
Boughner thinks the center has raised his play to a new level.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers bounced back from a crushing loss in a big way.
Aleksander Barkov set a franchise record with five assists, and defensemen MacKenzie Weegar and Mike...
BOSTON (AP) — Fatigue has become the biggest threat to the Boston Bruins' impressive points streak. They found a way to fight through it for the second time this week.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The night began with a tribute to Matt Cullen's longevity. It ended with another sparkling play that highlighted Pittsburgh Penguins teammate Jake Guentzel's increasingly bright...
Balcers, Nilsson lead Senators past Panthers 3-2
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Ottawa Senators snapped their seven-game losing streak, and it came at the expense of the struggling Florida Panthers.
Aho scores in OT, Hurricanes beat Panthers 4-3
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — For the second time in 10 days, the Carolina Hurricanes came from behind to beat the Florida Panthers.
Sebastian Aho scored at 1:46 of overtime to lift the Hurricanes to...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Malcolm Subban has 17 career wins in two seasons with the Vegas Golden Knights. Four of those have been in shootouts, during which he's never allowed a goal.
Coyotes win 4th straight, 4-3 in shootout over Panthers
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Coyotes blew a third-period lead, tied the game with a short-handed goal and then hit the post three times on one power play late in regulation.
Ekblad’s quick OT goal gives Panthers 4-3 win over Avalanche
DENVER (AP) — Derick Brassard was on the cusp of a storybook start with the Colorado Avalanche, until his former team wrecked the ending.
Huberdeau scores 2 as Panthers beat Sabres 4-2
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers are playing their best hockey of the season now. They're hoping it's not too late.
Jonathan Huberdeau scored two goals and had an assist to lead the...
Khudobin, Seguin lead Stars past Panthers 3-0
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Dallas coach Jim Montgomery isn't looking for style points from his club. Instead, the coach said it's hard work and commitment that's paying off for the Stars.
Anton Khudobin recorded his second shutout of the season and Tyler Seguin had two goals and an assist as Dallas beat the Florida Panthers 3-0 Tuesday night in the third game of the Stars' five-game road trip.
Kucherov scores twice to lift Lightning over Panthers
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov got back on the board, and the Tampa Bay Lightning continued their roll toward the top seed in the NHL playoffs.
Kucherov had two goals and an assist to lift Tampa Bay over the Florida Panthers 5-2 on Sunday night. Kucherov's first-period goal ended an 11-game span without a goal. It was his first since Jan. 12 against Buffalo.
"We knew it was a matter of time, but it was a big one for us," coach Jon Cooper said.
Hoffman scores in OT, Panthers beat Capitals 5-4
WASHINGTON (AP) — Roberto Luongo doesn't want to think about the long climb the Florida Panthers would have to make get to the playoffs.
Each victory gets them a little closer, and they've won two in a row and six of their past eight games after beating the Washington Capitals 5-4 in overtime Saturday. Luongo made 26 saves and Mike Hoffman scored the winning goal on the power play to move Florida nine points back of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
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.
Dunn caps Blues’ third-period rally to beat Panthers
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Only one thing has really worked for the St. Louis Blues this season when trailing late in games: playing against the Florida Panthers.
Vince Dunn scored with 3:53 left to cap a third-period rally from a two-goal deficit and lift the Blues over the Panthers 3-2 on Tuesday night. It was only St. Louis' second win when trailing after two periods this season — both against Florida.
The Blues are 2-18-3 with the other team ahead going into the third.
Hoffman, Barkov lift Panthers over Golden Knights 3-1
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers are trying to regain the momentum they had entering the All-Star break.
Mike Hoffman's third-period goal put Florida ahead to stay and the Panthers defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 Saturday night.
Hoffman broke a 1-1 tie when he grabbed a loose puck along the boards on the right side, skated in, and slid the puck between Marc-Andre Fleury's pads with 13:47 left in the third. Hoffman leads the Panthers with 24 goals.
Predators score 4 in 3rd period to top Panthers 4-1
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Viktor Arvidsson has a hot hand since returning from a broken thumb.
Arvidsson scored twice, and the Nashville Predators scored all their goals in the third period of a 4-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Friday night.
Arvidsson has 13 points in 13 games.
"I just try to play the same thing every night," Arvidsson said. "Lucky bounce there on the last one, otherwise I think our line created a lot of chances."
Penguins turn to youth, land Bjugstad, McCann from Panthers
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired forwards Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann from the Florida Panthers on Friday for forwards Derick Brassard and Riley Sheahan and three 2019 draft picks.
The deal gives the Penguins an influx of youth in the 26-year-old Bjugstad and the 22-year-old McCann as they make another playoff push. The Panthers, meanwhile, get some salary-cap flexibility and two expiring contracts that could help at the trade deadline.
Here they go again: Panthers hoping for late-season surge
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers are hoping for deja vu.
A year ago, the Panthers shook off a disastrous start to the season and caught fire after the All-Star break — only to miss the playoffs by a single point. This year, they're heading into the break on a three-game winning streak and playing perhaps their best hockey of the season after spending the first three months of the year sputtering near the bottom of the NHL.
Vatrano’s 4-point game leads Panthers over Sharks 6-2
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — For the Florida Panthers, the All-Star break arrives when they are in the middle of a win streak.
Frank Vatrano had a goal and three assists for a career-high four points to lift the Panthers over the San Jose Sharks 6-2 on Monday night, their third straight win after losing their previous seven games.
The Panthers beat Nashville and Toronto in their past two games and scored 13 goals in the process.
Matheson, Trocheck lead Panthers to 3-1 win over Maple Leafs
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Vincent Trochek's return gave the Florida Panthers the spark they desperately needed.
Mike Matheson scored the winning goal and Trocheck had an assist on the play to help the Panthers snap a seven-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Friday night.
Trocheck returned to the Panthers' lineup after missing 27 games with a broken ankle suffered on Nov. 19 against Ottawa.
Trocheck returns to Panthers after missing nearly 2 months
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Vincent Trocheck returned to the Florida Panthers' lineup Friday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs after missing nearly two months.
The 25-year-old center missed 27 games since breaking his right ankle in a game against the Ottawa Senators on Nov. 19. He practiced with the Panthers for the first time on Thursday.
Panthers’ Trocheck nearing a return after broken ankle
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers desperately need a boost, and Vincent Trocheck has pronounced himself ready to provide one.
Barely eight weeks removed from surgery to repair the right ankle that he fractured by crashing into the boards during a game at Ottawa, Trocheck took part in a full practice Thursday for the first time since the injury happened. He's been back on the ice for the last couple weeks, limited to either working out either on his own or with a small group.
Canadiens’ Paul Byron suspended 3 games for charging
NEW YORK (AP) — Montreal Canadiens forward Paul Byron was suspended for three games without pay by the NHL on Wednesday for charging Florida Panthers defenseman MacKenzie Weegar.
Byron was assessed a minor penalty for charging in the second period of Montreal's 5-1 home victory Tuesday night. The suspension will cost Byron $18,817.
Byron has 10 goals and eight assists in 34 games this season.
Niemi makes 52 saves, Canadiens stop Panthers 5-1
MONTREAL (AP) — Antti Niemi experienced two firsts in net for the Montreal Canadiens.
First, Niemi made a career-high 52 stops as the Canadiens extended their win streak to three games with a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers.
Niemi finished one save shy of the Canadiens' franchise record for saves in a game by a goaltender.
With seconds ticking off the clock in the third period, the Bell Centre fans chanted Niemi's name after every big save.
Eriksson, Canucks deal Panthers 6th straight loss, 5-1
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks used their last game against the Florida Panthers as motivation for Sunday's rematch.
"We've got some bad blood with them," Vancouver defenseman Ben Hutton said. "Obviously, everyone knows that."
When the teams last met in October, Vancouver's star rookie Elias Pettersson was the victim of a controversial hit by Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson. No penalty was called and Pettersson ended up missing two weeks with a concussion.
Frolik rallies streaking Flames to 4-3 win over Panthers
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Stuck on the bench for most of the first period, Michael Frolik got promoted and made the most of it.
After rejoining the second line with Mikael Backlund and Matthew Tkachuk, Frolik had a goal and two assists to lead the streaking Calgary Flames to a 4-3 comeback victory over the Florida Panthers on Friday night.
McDavid, Oilers send Panthers to 4th loss in a row
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid bailed out the Edmonton Oilers with another big game.
McDavid had two goals — including the tying score with 8 seconds left in regulation — and also scored in the shootout, helping the Oilers battle back for a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored in the shootout, and Darnell Nurse had the other goal in regulation for the Oilers, who have won three of their last five on the heels of a six-game losing streak.
Jones’ overtime goal sends Blue Jackets past Panthers 4-3
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — It didn't take long for Columbus defenseman Seth Jones to go on offense.
Jones scored 18 seconds into overtime and the Blue Jackets defeated the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Saturday night.
Jones' overtime goal was his seventh, the most regular-season overtime goals among defensemen since the 2013-14 season, tying him with Oliver Ekman-Larsson.
Panthers’ Trocheck back on ice, continuing ankle rehab
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Florida Panthers center Vincent Trocheck was back on the ice and skating Friday, barely six weeks removed from fracturing his right ankle.
The team released a photo of Trocheck on the ice before the team practiced. There is still no timetable for his return.
Skinner scores 2 goals in Sabres’ 4-3 win over Panthers
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel's absence didn't prevent Buffalo's top line from carrying the load again.
Jeff Skinner scored twice, including his team-leading 28th goal, and Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist for the Sabres in a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.
Panthers beat struggling Red Wings 4-3 in shootout
DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau and the Florida Panthers refused to let a terrible first period ruin their entire night.
After trailing by three goals, the Panthers roared back and beat the struggling Detroit Red Wings 4-3 when Huberdeau scored the only goal in a shootout Monday.
Florida, which has won six of eight, was down 3-0 after the opening period.
Oilers trade for defensemen Petrovic, Manning, Norell
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers acquired three defensemen Sunday, getting Alexander Petrovic from the Florida Panthers and adding Brandon Manning and Robin Norell hours later from the Chicago Blackhawks.
Florida received defenseman Chris Wideman and a conditional 2019 third-round pick, and Chicago got forward Drake Caggiula and defenseman Jason Garrison.
Panthers rally in third period for 2-1 win over Flyers
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — After a night when they produced very little, the Florida Panthers' top line clicked to spark a winning rally in the third period Saturday night.
Jonathan Huberdeau scored with 1:06 left and Florida came back in the final period for a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
NHL fines Canadiens’ Danault $5K for tripping Ekblad
NEW YORK (AP) — Montreal Canadiens forward Phillip Danault was fined $5,000 for a dangerous trip against Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad.
Danault tripped Ekblad with about 2 1/2 minutes remaining in Montreal's 5-3 win at Florida on Friday night. Danault was given a roughing penalty on the play. The NHL announced the fine Saturday.
Tatar scores twice to lead Canadiens over Panthers 5-3
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Tomas Tatar never thought his game was off track, and he showed that for the Canadiens in their first game after the holiday break.
Tatar scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the Canadiens beat the Florida Panthers 5-3 on Friday night.
Tartar’s two goals lead Canadiens past Panthers 5-3
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Tomas Tatar scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Florida Panthers 5-3 on Friday night.
Jonathan Drouin had a goal and an assist, and Nicolas Deslauriers and Artturi Lehkonen also scored for the Canadiens, who won their third straight.
Henrik Borgstrom, Denis Malgin and Keith Yandle scored for the Panthers, who ended a two-game winning streak.
Hawryluk nets first 2 NHL goals, Panthers beat Chicago 6-3
CHICAGO (AP) — Jayce Hawryluk's hustle and desire are paying off for the Florida Panthers.
Hawryluk scored his first two NHL goals, Mike Hoffman and Jared McCann had goals in a 31-second span in the second period and the Panthers defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-3 Sunday night.
Panthers, behind Luongo’s 33 saves, beat Red Wings 2-1
DETROIT (AP) — With the top two lines taking the lead, the Florida Panthers found a style of play that suits them Saturday.
Roberto Luongo made 33 saves, Mike Hoffman and Evegnii Dadonov each scored and the Panthers beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1.
3rd-period burst leads Panthers to 5-2 win over Sabres
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Florida Panthers got the third-period response they were looking for, and they continued their dominance over the Buffalo Sabres.
Evgenii Dadonov had two goals and an assist, including the go-ahead tally on a penalty shot, as the Panthers scored three quick goals to open the final period and picked up their seventh straight win over the Sabres, 5-2 on Tuesday night. Florida had previously been outscored 42-23 in the third period, the worst margin in the NHL.
Niederreiter scores twice as Wild beat Panthers 5-1
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The move by Minnesota Wild coach Bruce Boudreau to put Charlie Coyle at center between Zach Parise and Nino Niederreiter is paying off.
Niederreiter scored twice, Ryan Suter had three assists and Devan Dubnyk finished with 30 saves as the Wild defeated the Florida Panthers 5-1 on Thursday night.
Schenn caps Blues’ 4-goal 3rd in 4-3 win over Panthers
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brayden Schenn knows he has to do dig in around the net and make things happen.
Schenn did that Tuesday night, capping St. Louis' four-goal third period as the Blues beat the Florida Panthers 4-3.
Schenn's tiebreaking goal came off a rebound as he backhanded it past prone Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo with 3:55 remaining.
Hayes helps Rangers to 5-4 shootout win over Florida
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — New York Rangers coach David Quinn didn't like the way his team played after the first period, but post-regulation heroics helped the club break its three-game losing streak.
Kevin Hayes had the game-deciding goal in the third round of the shootout after Henrik Lundqvist made a couple of big saves in the overtime, and the Rangers beat the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Saturday night.
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.
Luongo gets 77th shutout as Panthers blank Bruins 5-0
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers are glad to have Roberto Luongo back in goal.
Luongo, who returned to the lineup after missing five games with a knee injury, earned his 77th career shutout and the Panthers beat the Boston Bruins 5-0 on Tuesday night.
Luongo made 33 saves and passed Ed Belfour and Tony Esposito for sole possession of ninth place on the NHL's shutout list.
Wade crashes into a fan -- Panthers star Aleksander Barkov
MIAMI (AP) — Even on a night off, Florida Panthers star Aleksander Barkov got hit.
No penalty was called.
No foul was called either.
Barkov had courtside seats to watch the Miami Heat on Sunday night — and got a closer view of Dwyane Wade than he expected. Wade was trying to steal a pass when he wound up diving about four rows into the stands with 3:04 remaining, and he wound up clipping Barkov on his way into the crowd.