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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Kris Versteeg scored two goals and added an assist for the Florida Panthers, who snapped an eight-game, road-losing streak with a 4-3 shootout win over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night.
Mikael Samuelsson scored the Panthers' winning goal of the shootout, which used 14 skaters. Mike Santorelli also scored in regulation for Florida (22-15-10), which also ended a four-game skid.
Winnipeg (22-20-6) got two goals from Nik Antropov, Alexander Burmistrov added one, and Kyle Wellwood had two assists.
Scott Clemmensen stopped 41 shots for the win. Winnipeg's Ondrej Pavelec made 23 saves.
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Looking to lead the Florida Panthers back to the playoffs after more than a decade without a berth, former Chicago general manager Dale Tallon turned to some players who helped the Blackhawks achieve an even bigger goal.
Brian Campbell and Kris Versteeg...
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The Central Hockey League's Texas Brahmas attempted to break three Guinness World Records on Friday night...
Winnipeg Jets center Nik Antropov has been fined $2,500 for boarding Buffalo Sabres defenseman T.J. Brennan on Jan. 19.The National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced Friday that the center was fined the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.The incident occurred in the third period with Antropov only being assessed a minor penalty for roughing...
from Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun, Add Evander Kane to the long list of high-profile NHL players currently on the sidelines with a concussion.
The Winnipeg Jets left-winger came to the Jets medical staff on Friday morning saying he had a headache and has since been diagnosed with a concussion, meaning he will miss Saturday’s pivotal game with the Florida Panthers (6:10 p.m.,...
By Bill WhiteheadSUNRISE, Fla. -- Even an upbeat player like Florida's Kris Versteeg -- impromptu singer and decent rapper, he of the major flow who constantly chews on his mouthpiece -- had to admit that his recent struggles were "a little difficult." In fact, you could call it quite a funk the funky 25-year-old Alberta native has been trapped in.Entering Saturday...
Well, won't this be a fuzzy occasion for everyone?
The Hawks host the Florida Panthers tonight, the team who carries no less than five former Hawks on their roster, as well as the GM who brought them all to Chicago and Florida. Needless to say, the barbs that will be flying on the ice should be quite the entertainment.
Surprisingly, the Cats come in tied for first in their division...
St. John’s IceCaps 2, Connecticut Whale 1 (OT)
By Brian Ring
Hartford, CT, January 20, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated in overtime, 2-1, by the St. John’s IceCaps Friday night at the XL Center. Jason Jaffray recorded the game-winning goal for St. John’s just 16 seconds into overtime on a tough deflection. Erik Christensen tallied the lone goal for the Whale...
(Eds: Panthers 4, Jets 3, SO. Updates with details. With AP Photos.) Kris Versteeg scored two goals and added an assist for the Florida Panthers, who snapped an eight-game, road-losing streak with a 4-3 shootout win over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night.
Mikael Samuelsson scored the Panthers' winning goal of the shootout, which used 14 skaters. Mike Santorelli also scored...
Yeah, it's late, but holy crap did you see the save Ryan Miller laid on Tanner Glass last night? Glass is all like "that's going in" and the Jets are like "yeah!" but Miller is like "oh hell no" and flings that thing out of there, presumably accompanied by a whip-crack sound effect, and Jason Pominville is very...
Winnipeg Jets forward Nik Antropov was fined $2,500 by the NHL on Friday for boarding Buffalo defenseman T.J. Brennan on Thursday night.
NEW YORK (January 20, 2012) – Winnipeg Jets forward Nik Antropov has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for boarding Buffalo Sabres defenseman T.J. Brennan in NHL Game No. 691 in Winnipeg on Thursday, Jan. 19, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 9:28 of the third period...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Winnipeg Jets forward Nik Antropov was fined $2,500 by the NHL on Friday for boarding Buffalo defenseman T.J. Brennan on Thursday night.
The Panthers struggled in snowstorm traffic to get to the arena in Chicago and then struggled for scoring chances in their eighth road loss in a row.
Playing in the NHL's weakest division has helped the Winnipeg Jets stay in the hunt despite a lengthy slump.
Another victory over the last-place Carolina Hurricanes would be a nice start to their six-game road swing, though they'll have to do it without leading goal scorer Evander Kane.
Winnipeg seeks its fourth win over Carolina in 2011-12 when the Southeast Division rivals...
The high-scoring Chicago Blackhawks continue to keep pace among the NHL's elite, while a rough six weeks has the Florida Panthers losing their grip in the Southeast Division.