SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — John Leonard scored his first career goal and the San Jose Sharks earned just their second regulation win of the season with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Martin Jones stopped Clayton Keller in a shootout and the San Jose Sharks bounced back after Arizona's Phil Kessel scored with 3.2 seconds left in regulation, beating the...
A disappointing 2019-20 season kept the San Jose Sharks out of the NHL bubble when the season restarted following the long break for the coronavirus.
The San Jose Sharks never managed to climb out of the deep hole they dug with a slow start last season.
Avoiding the same fate this year is a high priority for the Sharks, especially with...
The San Jose Sharks saw enough from Bob Boughner behind their bench last season to be confident he's the coach to lead them back to the top.
The suspension of play in the NHL because of the coronavirus pandemic has put Tom Fitzgerald of the New Jersey Devils in a strange situation.
San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson isn’t ready to remove the interim head coach tag from Bob Boughner’s title yet.
Noting the Sharks’ season is not officially over with the NHL on...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Sharks and the NHL were still determining how to proceed Tuesday with three scheduled games in San Jose this month following a local ban put in place on gatherings of...
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Joe Thornton had two assists to reach 1,500 career points and the San Jose Sharks beat the Calgary Flames 3-1 Tuesday night.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) —
Joe Thornton is being asked to take on a bigger role these days.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — San Jose’s win over Columbus snapped a 12-game point streak for the Blue Jackets. The Sharks hope it’s the makings of a hot streak of their own.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Interim coach Bob Boughner talked about having an open competition at goaltender for the San Jose Sharks after taking over earlier this week.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Bob Boughner's debut as interim coach of the San Jose Sharks appeared to be heading in a good direction until Mika Zibanejad and Artemi Panarin took over in the third...
The slumping San Jose Sharks fired coach Peter DeBoer on Wednesday less than seven months after playing in the Western Conference final.
Doug Wilson announced the change after the Sharks...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — For Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov agony and anguish were constant companions this summer.
Despite outstanding individual numbers, reflecting on his season...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks are bringing back former Florida coach Bob Boughner as an assistant.
The Sharks announced Wednesday that Boughner will return to coach on Peter...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Bob Boughner has become the latest coach to pay for Florida's almost-annual inability to reach the Stanley Cup playoffs.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Florida Panthers put coach Bob Boughner's pregame talk into action.
Jonathan Huberdeau scored twice and the Panthers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-2...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers' top line keeps carrying the team.
Aleksander Barkov scored two goals, Jonathan Huberdeau had three assists, and Evgenii Dadonov added two assists...
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...
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.
DENVER (AP) — Derick Brassard was on the cusp of a storybook start with the Colorado Avalanche, until his former team wrecked the ending.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Jonathan Huberdeau was at the perfect place at just the right time against the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida goalie James Reimer returned from a benching in his last start and rebounded for the Panthers in a big way Thursday.
Reimer stopped a season-high 41 shots and held strong in the shootout, and Vincent Trocheck scored in the third round to help the Panthers beat the Calgary Flames 3-2, ending a two-game skid.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers are spreading the scoring around.
Aleksander Barkov scored twice during Florida's five-goal second period and the Panthers beat the Ottawa Senators 5-1 on Sunday night for their fourth straight win.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers are happy to have Roberto Luongo back in net.
Luongo made 26 saves in his second start since missing nine games with a knee injury to lift Florida over the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Thursday night.
The Panthers won two games in a row for the first time this season. They beat Winnipeg 4-2 in Finland last Friday.
The victory also marked Florida's first in its home rink this season.
HELSINKI (AP) — Roberto Luongo was just happy to finally be back on the ice for the Florida Panthers.
"It's just nice to be back part of the team," Luongo said. "It's never fun to be on the sideline watching the game. I put in a lot of work and I'm happy I was able to play a game."
Returning from a knee injury that sidelined him since the season opener, the 39-year-old Luongo stopped 32 shots to help Florida beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 on Friday night for a two-game split in the Finnish capital.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey forward Kyle Palmieri said it was a "judgment" call. Florida coach Bob Boughner had a different perspective.
Everyone agreed it was a big play.
Palmieri scored a questionable goal late in the first period, and the Devils stopped a three-game slide by topping the Panthers 3-2 on Saturday.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Bob Boughner's favorite dinner spot used to be a sports pub in the minor-league hockey hotbed of Glens Falls, New York called Dango's, a place where the chicken wings were huge and most of the televisions were usually tuned to hockey.
These days, it's an upscale steakhouse called Mastro's.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo will miss two to four weeks with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee.
Coach Bob Boughner announced the injury Monday, adding Luongo will not need surgery. The Panthers placed Luongo on injured reserve Sunday after he left their season opener Saturday night.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers put goaltender Roberto Luongo on injured reserve Sunday, one day after a right knee injury knocked the veteran out of his team's season-opening loss at Tampa Bay.
The move will sideline Luongo for at least a week, and means that James Reimer will likely start Florida's home opener Thursday against Columbus.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers not only lost their season opener, they lost goalie Roberto Luongo, too.
J.T Miller and Nikita Kucherov scored in the shootout and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Panthers 2-1 in the regular-season opener for both teams Saturday night.
LAST SEASON: 44-30-8, 96 points. Fourth in Atlantic Division.
COACH: Bob Boughner (second season, second NHL season).
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Roberto Luongo has an arena named after him. He has made roughly $100 million in career earnings, knows he is headed to the Hockey Hall of Fame one day, ranks among the sport's all-time leaders in virtually every goaltending category. And in a true testament to Luongo's popularity, the Twitter account of his alter ego even has close to a million followers.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Record-setting wins don't get much hollower than Florida's victory Saturday night.
The Panthers were eliminated from playoff contention, even after Vincent Trocheck scored late in the third period to help hold off the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 and set a franchise mark with 27 home victories.
Florida's slim playoff hopes ended when Philadelphia beat the New York Rangers 5-0 earlier in the day. The Panthers took out their frustration on the Sabres, going ahead 3-0 in the first period.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers are still alive for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. They're going to need some help, though.
Jared McCann scored with 5:37 left and Roberto Luongo got the win in his 1,000th career game, helping the Panthers stay in contention with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Panthers coach Bob Boughner went from hopeful to desolate to elated in a matter of seconds.
Filip Forsberg's apparent tying goal with 0.6 seconds left was disallowed due to goalie interference, giving Florida a 2-1 win over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
"It was a crazy finish," Boughner said. "Ten seconds to go and you're thinking it's over, then you see the clock tick down and the puck go in."
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jean-Gabriel Pageau has scored a few highlight-reel goals for Ottawa. Thursday's winner is going to stand out among them.
Pageau scored on a penalty shot in overtime to lift the Ottawa Senators over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Thursday night.
Pageau beat goalie James Reimer five-hole on the winner.
NEW YORK (AP) — James Reimer has been coming up big for the surging Panthers the last six weeks. His latest effort was his second shutout this month and it helped Florida move closer to a playoff spot.
Reimer stopped 32 shots for his fifth straight win as the Panthers beat the reeling New York Islanders 3-0 Monday night.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Vincent Trocheck got the Florida Panthers going at just the right time Saturday night.
Denis Malgin snapped a tie with 3:45 left after Trocheck tied the game with a pair of goals, and the Panthers overcame a two-goal deficit by scoring four times in the third period for a 4-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes.
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.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Ottawa Senators had a fast start and a strong finish, and they needed both against one of the hottest teams in the NHL.
Matt Duchene scored twice, including the go-ahead goal with three minutes left, to lift the Senators over the Florida Panthers 5-3 on Monday night.
Magnus Paajarvi also had two goals for Ottawa, and Jean-Gabriel Pageau added one late. Craig Anderson made 35 saves, and Erik Karlsson and Mike Hoffman each added two assists.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Panthers coach Bob Boughner didn't even see the winning goal. Instead, he simply listened for the roar of the crowd.
"I haven't even seen it yet," Boughner said after the game. "Superstition. I looked away, I heard the noise. I didn't see any of our (shootout) goals."
Vincent Trocheck scored the deciding goal in the shootout to lift the Panthers to a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night for their franchise-record eighth straight home win.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers are making a playoff push with improved offense and solid goaltending.
Evgenii Dadonov scored twice, Roberto Luongo made 39 saves and the Panthers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Sunday for their season-best sixth straight victory — all at home.