Found February 23, 2012 on Miami Herald:
The well-rested Florida Panthers will try to avoid matching their longest losing streak of the season when they welcome the Minnesota Wild for tonight's encounter at BankAtlantic Center.

Weiss to become Panthers' all-time leader in games played

Florida Panthers center Stephen Weiss will become the franchise's all-time leader in games played on Thursday. Weiss will play in his 614th contest when the Panthers face the Minnesota Wild. He'll snap a tie with right wing Radek Dvorak for the honor. "It's a great accomplishment for anybody to put in a long tenure at any business," Florida coach Kevin Dineen...

Opponent’s style analysis: Jose Theodore

Although I think the system is broken when the team which currently has the 8th most points in the conference gets the 3rd seed simply by virtue of a weak division, that’s where the Panthers find themselves.  They are a good story after an on-the-fly rebuild in the off-season, but as a result, the 6th seeded team draws the easier matchup than the 4th or 5th seed, but I digress...

Wild hope to carry momentum after big win

THURSDAY'S STORY LINES: After an impressive 2-0 win Sunday over the defending Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins, the Wild look to continue heading in the right direction tonight in Florida. After the victory, Minnesota had three days off and two practices. Head coach Mike Yeo doesn't think his team will be stale tonight after the layover. "We had two great practices...

Panthers go goal-for-goal with Wild, lose SO

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Matt Cullen and Erik Christensen scored in the shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Cullen and Kyle Brodziak scored in regulation, Dany Heatley had two assists, and Niklas Backstrom stopped 41 shots for the Wild. Christensen scored the first goal in the shootout, followed by Cullen. Backstrom stopped...

Wild recall goaltender Matt Hackett from Aeros

SAINT PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild recalled goaltender Matt Hackett from the Houston Aeros. Hackett is 2-0-0 with a 0.85 goals-against average and a .977 save percentage in three games with Minnesota this season, having stopped 84 of 86 shots. He is 16-13-4 with a 2.42 GAA, a .917 save percentage and one shutout in 34 games with the Aeros. The 6-foot-2, 179-pound native of London...

Devils get Marek Zidlicky from Wild

The New Jersey Devils acquired defenseman Marek Zidlicky from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for three players and two draft picks. Devils president Lou Lamoriello announced during Friday's game that New Jersey sent defenseman Kurtis Foster, forwards Nick Palmieri and Stephane Veilleux, Washington's second-round choice in the 2012 draft and a conditional choice in 2013....

Panthers-Hurricanes Preview

The Florida Panthers could regain the Southeast Division lead following their next game. They could also fall out of the playoff picture in the crowded Eastern Conference. Florida will try to snap a season high-tying four-game losing streak Saturday night when the host Carolina Hurricanes continue their playoff push in the first of four matchups between these division rivals over...

Todd Cordell: Marek Zidlicky to the New Jersey Devils 'imminent'

A little while ago Darren Dreger of TSN reported that Minnesota Wild defenseman Marek Zidlicky waived his no-trade clause to go to the New Jersey Devils. While that was true, he was never asked - until now. Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet is reporting that Zidlicky now has officially waives his NTC to come to the Devils and the trade appears to be imminent. If/when more details leak...

Preds Trade Smithson To Florida Panthers For 6th Round Pick

Instant Analysis: The Smithson Trade Right off the top this trade is a strong indication that Patric Hornqvist has received clearance to return to the lineup. It also ind...

Florida Panthers acquire center Jerred Smithson

As Monday’s trade deadline nears, the Panthers sent a 2012 sixth-round draft pick to Nashville for center Jerred Smithson.

Florida Panthers’ Stephen Weiss set for franchise milestone

Known for his desire to stay with the franchise, Stephen Weiss will set a team record Thursday when he plays in his 614th game as a Panther.

Devils acquire D Zidlicky from Wild (AP)

The New Jersey Devils added experience to their shaky defense and acquired a leader for their power play in acquiring defenseman Marek Zidlicky from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for three players and two draft picks on Friday night. President Lou Lamoriello announced the deal during the second period of the Devils' game with the Vancouver Canucks, saying that defenseman Kurtis Foster,...

Wild win in SO, hand Panthers 4th straight loss

Matt Cullen and Erik Christensen scored in the shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.

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