Found October 23, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- FOX Sports Florida will be featuring the St. Thomas Aquinas-Hollywood Hills game on via Prep Zone, presented by Checkers. Ed Berliner will call the game, alongside color commentator John Kaleo, and Kavita Channe will be reporting from the sidelines. On Friday, October 25, at 7 p.m., Prep Zone returns to Broward County for a District 7A-15 showdown between Hollywood Hills and St. Thomas Aquinas. The visiting Spartans (3-4) return 13 starters from last seasons District 6A-15 championship team, including eight on offense. Hollywood Hills has struggled on the defensive side of the ball this season, allowing 32.4 points per game. The Spartans will need a big effort from their massive offensive line, led by 6-foot-9, 325-pound senior tackle Josh Deuyour (FIU) and 6-foot-6, 315-pound junior tackle Dustin Etienne. The host Raiders (6-1) are fresh off a 35-0 win over Cypress Bay, their second shutout in a season thats seen them allow a total...

New injury forces Panthers G Tim Thomas to sidelines

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Less than a week after returning from injury, Florida Panthers goaltender Tim Thomas is nursing another one. Thomas left with 2:59 left in a 2-2 game against the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. Panthers coach Kevin Dineen said the lower-body injury suffered Tuesday was not the same groin injury that previously hampered Thomas. Dineen did not have an update...

Panthers place goaltender Tim Thomas on injured reserve

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- The Florida Panthers will have to make due without starter Tim Thomas again. Coach Kevin Dineen announced the team placed Thomas on injured reserve Wednesday with a lower-body injury. The netminder is ineligible to play Friday against the Buffalo Sabres and Sunday versus the Tampa Bay Lightning. "We're confident he's not going to be long-term,...

The Florida Panthers are giving away free tickets after every victory

The Florida Panthers are desperate to get fans in the seats at the BB&T Center. As if offering season tickets for as low as $7 a game wasn't enough, the Panthers are now offering a free ticket for their next home game to everyone who attends a Florida victory with a single game ticket.  Their new motto: "We win, you win."  What an incredible deal. If...

Cat Bites: Facing past champs gives Panthers confidence

There has to be relief in the Florida Panthers locker room now that one of their toughest stretches of the season is in the books. Florida opened the year with a four-game road trip, then returned home to face the past four Stanley Cup Champions -- the Pittsburgh Penguins, Los Angeles Kings, Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks -- in a span of 11 days. "It's a great test...

Panthers put Tim Thomas on IR

One day after leaving a 3-2 shootout loss to the Champion Blackhawks, the Florida Panthers put goalie Tim Thomas on injured reserve. Kevin Dineen, the head coach of the Panthers indicated that Tim Thomas has a groin injury and will not play against Buffalo on Friday or State rival Tampa on Sunday. The 39 year old Thomas has missed time already this year due to this injury. He did...

Today’s 5: Panthers fire sale, Leafs and Liles, Calder race, and more.

1. Florida Panthers trade rumours circulate after slow start to season Early season trade rumours are running rampant, with the Florida Panthers standing out as one team garnering attention. Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun published an article Saturday, October…Read more →The post Today’s 5: Panthers fire sale, Leafs and Liles, Calder race, and more. appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Panthers Place Tim Thomas on Injured Reserve After Goalie Gets Reinjured Against Blackhawks

Tim Thomas‘ return to the NHL probably isn’t going the way he drew up. The Florida Panthers veteran goalie has looked every bit of his 39-year-old age in his return to the league after sitting out last season. The goalie injured his groin just three games into the season but did recently return form that injury. That didn’t last long, though. Thomas reaggravated that groin...

Maple Leafs have their eyes on Florida's Dmitry Kulikov

Just two days ago word came out that the Florida Panthers were already starting to get that wheeling and dealing bug with a large portion of their roster available for trade. From the looks of it there could be a taker. Defenseman Dmitry Kulikov was the Panthers' No. 1 pick (14th overall) in the 2009 draft. He made the team right away and has been in Florida ever since signing...

Tim Thomas injures his ‘other’ groin

Per's Alain Poupart, Tim Thomas seems to be suffering from Dominik Hasek syndrome (goalie returns after semi-retirement, deals with chronic injuries as he gets back into game shape): Florida Panthers goalie Tim Thomas left Tuesday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks with an apparent lower-body injury and did not return. Thomas left the ice with 2:59 remaining...

Panthers aim to emulate Blackhawks

Kris Versteeg hasn't paid close attention to the team he helped win a Stanley Cup since leaving Chicago four seasons ago. But the Panthers forward has a good idea of what to expect when the Blackhawks visit the BB&T Center Tuesday night. "You kind of know every night what kind of game you're going to get from them. They've played pretty much the same way the...

VIDEO: Jonathan Huberdeau stopped by Corey Crawford on Penalty Shot

Video courtesy of NHL YouTube ChannelRead more →The post VIDEO: Jonathan Huberdeau stopped by Corey Crawford on Penalty Shot appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Tim Thomas exits early, Panthers drop SO to Chicago

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp each scored in the shootout to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Toews also scored in regulation, Bryan Bickell added a goal and Corey Crawford made 20 saves. Sharp beat goalie Jacob Markstrom on the glove side for the deciding goal. The Blackhawks have won five of their past...

Sabres-Panthers Preview

The Florida Panthers won't have veteran goaltender Tim Thomas through at least this weekend. A matchup with the last-place team in the Atlantic Division could make it a little easier to deal with his absence. With Thomas recovering from a lower-body injury, the Panthers will try to send the visiting Buffalo Sabres to another defeat Friday night. Thomas had to leave Tuesday...
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