The Florida Panthers haven't lost at home in regulation in their last eight games. That's not to say wins have been coming easily.
The Panthers go for their third straight victory at BankAtlantic Center when they host the stumbling Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night.
After finishing with the third-fewest points in the NHL last season (72), Florida (18-9-6) is leading the Southeast Division, in part because of its success at home. The Panthers are 8-2-5 on their own ice, including 6-0-2 in the last eight.
They'll try to extend that success Tuesday, but will likely be without Sean Bergenheim, who strained his groin in a 3-2 overtime win over Carolina on Sunday. He scored earlier in the game after recording two goals in Friday's shootout win against Calgary.
"Huge loss with the way he's playing," coach Kevin Dineen said.
Florida will also be without Jack Skille, who injured his shoulder Friday and is expected to miss a month. Scottie Upshall (hip) and Marcel Goc (concussion) have be...