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The Panthers stormed back from a 3-1 deficit after the first period to score five unanswered goals including three in the third period to down the Predators 6-3 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader at a near-empty BB&T Center Monday.
Defenseman Erik Gudbranson who has just two goals in his first two seasons including none last year scored twice as did oft-injured forward Scottie Upshall.
“With the work I put in skating this summer I feel more confident being up on the play and being able to get back if it’s turned over’’ Gudbranson said. “I worked on my hands quite a bit this summer.’’
Veteran winger Brad Boyes whose on a PTO furthered his chances of earning a contract with the winning goal at 12:44 of the third.
Boyes 31 was set up beautifully by Garrett Wilson and then Drew Shore who spoon-fed him for an easy tap-in.
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Tim Thomas has narrowed his choices, and he’s looking to jump back into the NHL down in the Sunshine State.
Thomas, who has reportedly been talking to several teams, has been invited for a camp tryout with the Florida Panthers, TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports. He’s expected to join the team, which could use some help beyond current goalkeepers Jacob Markstrom and Scott Clemmensen...
from Josh Kosman of the New York Post,
National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman is about to put out another fire, the Post has learned.
A buyer for the money-losing Florida Panthers has been found and a deal should be announced within the next few weeks, two sources close to the situation said.
“It’s imminent,” one of the sources said.
The buyers are...
from George Richards of On Frozen Pond,
Vincent “Vinnie” Viola, a prominent New York businessman and former minority owner of the NBA’s Nets, is leading a group in finalizing a deal to purchase the Florida Panthers from Palm Beach businessman Cliff Viner, an industry source said Wednesday.
Letters of intent have been executed, but the transaction still needs to be...
We're in the third period #FlaPanthers v #Preds ... Smallest hockey crowd I've ever seen. Game 2 at 7 p.m. pic.twitter.com/dAHVWR5WxZ
— George Richards (@GeorgeRichards) September 16, 2013
I think the Florida Panthers may be having some trouble moving tickets.
Below, look at what you see when first visiting their website. Continue reading "Panthers Hosting...
If a puck is dropped and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? On Monday afternoon, the Florida Panthers hosted the Nashville Predators for some preseason exhibition game action. Between the Panthers having experienced plenty of problems over the years getting fans to put their butts in the seats, the […]The post Plenty of seats (most of them) were available for Florida...
The Florida Panthers scored three goals in the third period and beat the Nashville Predators 6-3 in the first game of a split-squad, preseason double-header on Monday.
Brad Boyes put the Panthers ahead 4-3 with 7:16 remaining. Scottie Upshall had his second goal of the game with 6:37 remaining and Quinton Howden scored at the 15:37 mark to cap the third-period outburst.
Tomas Fleischmann scored at 4:13 of overtime to give the Florida Panthers a 3-2 victory and a split-squad preseason doubleheader sweep of the Nashville Predators on Monday night.
Earlier in the day, the Panthers scored three goals in the third period to beat the Predators 6-3 in the opener.
Craig Smith put the Predators up 1-0 at 12:57 in the first period of the nightcap, but the...
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Tim Thomas's sabbatical may be coming to an end.
The Florida Panthers signed the goaltender to a personal tryout Monday. He is expected to work out with the team Tuesday in Coral Springs.
The 39-year-old opted to sit out 2012-13 season, citing a desire to spend more time with his family.
"At the age of 38, I believe it is time to put my time and energies...
If all goes according to plan for Tim Thomas, the former Bruins goalie will be suiting up between the pipes for the Panthers when the puck drops in the regular-season opener. The 39-year-old netminder was signed to a professional tryout agreement on Monday after taking a year-long sabbatical from the game, but at least a couple of his former teammates don’t believe the time away...
It's finally hockey season in South Florida, and Florida Panthers fans couldn't be more excited about their hometown team finally dropping the puck.
Actually, about that ...
. @OHPressbox "Looks like a Phoenix Coyotes game." #FlaPanthers #Predators pic.twitter.com/9rdxqEqvkS
-- Erin Brown (@rinkside) September 16, 2013 In fairness, the game -- which was the...
from Josh Cooper of the Tennessean,
Fishing, hockey and bonding.
That’s what the Predators hope to accomplish — not exactly in that order — when they head to Florida for a week of games against the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning.
“I want to see a very tight-knit team when we come back from Florida,” coach Barry Trotz said. “And three wins.”
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- The Florida Panthers scored three goals in the third period and beat the Nashville Predators 6-3 in the first game of a split-squad, preseason double-header on Monday.
Brad Boyes put the Panthers ahead 4-3 with 7:16 remaining. Scottie Upshall had his second goal of the game with 6:37 remaining and Quinton Howden scored at the 15:37 mark to cap the third-period...
When former Bruins All-Star goalie Tim Thomas walked away from hockey and a $3 million contract 17 months ago he basically said he needed a mental break to devote more time to the "three F's: Family friends and faith.''
Now wearing a Florida Panthers No. 34 jersey and practicing with new and old teammates at Saveology.com Iceplex on Tuesday morning the 39-year-old...
Tim Thomas after his first practice today with the Florida Panthers.
If you prefer reading what Thomas had to say, head to TSN.