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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 injury Tuesday night against the Chicago Blackhawks. The tweak is apparently bad enough to land Thomas on injured reserve. The Panthers made the move to place him on IR on Wednesday, which means he won’t play in the team’s games on Friday or Sunday against the Sabres and Lightning respectively.
Thomas was making his third straight start since returning from the original injury, which he suffered on Oct. 8 against the Flyers. He’s 2-3-0 in his six appearances this season with a 3.11 goals against average and a .905 save percentage. While it is early in the season, goals against and save percentage totals are Thomas...
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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...
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,...
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...
Per NHL.com'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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
Last year Jose Theodore's knee injury forced youngster Jacob Markstrom into a starting role he may not have been ready for. Call it deja vu this season as Tim Thomas continues to struggle to stay healthy.
A few weeks ago he hurt his groin, and now he is hampered by a lower body injury that is reportedly not the same injury. But whatever it is, it is worse than the previous...
Florida Panthers head coach Kevin Dineen said the club doesn’t expect their 39 year old goal tender Tim Thomas to miss much time after suffering his second lower-body injury of the year.
Dineen told the Florida Sun-Sentinel, “We’re confident that he’s not going to be [out] long-term. He’s a quick healer.” “Unfortunate, but the short-term situation is we’ll give...
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Repeating an increasingly more painful theme in this young season (well, it's now 10% over), the Blackhawks again squandered a third period lead.
This time, against the Florida Panthers, and on a horrible sheet of ice, the Hawks were able to pull it out in the shootout.
Chicago is 6-1-2âa very nice recordâbut with too many...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- FOX Sports Florida will be featuring the St. Thomas Aquinas-Hollywood Hills game on FOXSportsFlorida.com 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...