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New York Islanders
SUNRISE, FL — After dropping consecutive games to the Sabres and the undefeated Capitals, the Panthers were in need of a win at home Saturday night to keep from falling below .500.
Enter the New York Islanders.
After shutting out the Isles to open the season on October 8th, the Cats once again answered the call when New York came to the Bank Atlantic Center last night.
After falling behind in the first minute of play behind Mark Streit’s power play goal, the Panthers got on the board with Kris Versteeg’s fourth goal of the season. After Matt Bradley scored for the Panthers midway through the second period, the Cats coughed up another power play goal to John Tavares less than a minute later.
Rookie Jacob Markstrom saved all 18 shots he faced in relief
It wasn’t a good night for Jose Theodore as he allowed both goals on only 10 shots that he faced. Shortly after the start of the third period, Theodore was pulled in favor of Jacob Markstrom. Markie had his work cut out for him as the P...
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Panthers general manager Dale Tallon wanted to ditch a big, long-term contract commitment and give his team an early jolt.Canucks GM Mike Gillis sought to get younger and quicker while adding another proven scorer to his already explosive offense. So the two men worked out a semi-blockbuster.The Panthers sent left wing David Booth, center Steve Reinprecht and a third-round pick in...
After Dale Tallon's free-agent spending spree of Summer 2011, the Florida Panthers roster had undergone an extreme makeover. Stephen Weiss and David Booth were two of the only holdovers from previous administrations, but Coach Kevin Dineen didn't believe things would get weird: "I sure hadn't forgotten about them. I don't think anyone in hockey forgot those...
The Vancouver Canucks acquired left wing David Booth, center Steve Reinprecht and a third-round draft pick in 2013 from the Florida Panthers on Saturday for veteran forwards Marco Sturm and Mikael Samuelsson.
Booth had 23 goals and 17 assists last season - the first time he has played all 82 games with the Panthers. He has one assist this season in six games.
The 26-year-old, who...
No. 1 Star: Jacob Markstrom, Florida Panthers
The 21-year old Markstrom stole the show in Montreal as the Panthers edged the Canadiens 2-1. Making his second NHL start, Markstrom made 40 saves as Florida received goals from Tomas Fleischmann and Scottie Upshall. The rookie Markstrom likely won the starting job with his performance in net:
No. 2 Star: Jaromir Jagr, Philadelphia...
Jacob Markstrom got his first NHL victory and Scottie Upshall scored 5:02 into the third period to help the Florida Panthers extend Montreal's losing streak to six with a 2-1 win over the Canadiens on Monday night. Markstrom made 40 saves in his second career start. Tomas Fleischmann scored a power-play goal in the first for the Panthers, who won their second in a row to improve to 5-3.
The Vancouver Canucks acquired left wing David Booth, centre Steve Reinprecht and a third-round draft pick in 2013 from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Mikael Samuelsson and Marco Sturm on Saturday.
The Vancouver Canucks acquired left wing David Booth, center Steve Reinprecht and a third-round draft pick in 2013 from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Mikael Samuelsson and Marco Sturm on Saturday.
Tim Kennedy scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and Jacob Markstrom earned his first NHL victory in relief of Jose Theodore to lift the Florida Panthers past the New York Islanders 4-2 on Saturday night.
The sliding Montreal Canadiens will try to get their dreadful start to the season turned around when they host the Florida Panthers tonight at the Bell Centre.
For the second straight game, the Islanders had difficulty generating offense and lost 4-2 to the Florida Panthers at the Bank Atlantic Center on Saturday night. On the first road trip ...
Two clubs in search of their fourth wins of the season collide tonight at the BankAtlantic Center, where the New York Islanders take on the Florida Panthers for the second time this season.