Found March 05, 2013 on
Stephen Weiss may have played his final game with the Florida Panthers, with the team revealing on Tuesday that the veteran forward is expected to have season-ending wrist surgery.
Weiss will have the surgery next week, said Panthers general manager Dale Tallon.
''Not good news,'' Tallon said in Sunrise, Fla., after the Panthers completed a game-day morning skate. Florida was preparing to host Winnipeg at home later Tuesday night.
By any measure, the Panthers are losing both games and players at an alarming rate. Tallon began his remarks on Tuesday by updating the status of several injured players - goaltender Jose Theodore, who is expected to miss up to six weeks with a leg injury among them.
Then he paused and broke the news about Weiss.
''This is the kicker,'' Tallon said.
Weiss will be a free agent after the season, meaning his 11-year run with Florida could be over. Weiss had only one goal and three assists in 17 games this season, clearly ...
BEST OF MAXIM
SUNRISE, Fla. Stephen Weiss will miss the remainder of the season with a wrist injury, Florida Panthers GM Dale Tallon announced Tuesday.
Weiss, who is due to become an unrestricted free agent this July, will require surgery and be out for an estimated 10-12 weeks.
"We knew from the beginning of the year that he always had that problem," teammate Tomas Kopecky said. "...
from Harvey Fialkov and Craig Davis of the SunSentinel,
Panthers goalie Jose Theodore may have played his last game for the Florida Panthers.
Theodore will be out for 5-6 weeks with a torn groin, agent Don Meehan told the Sun Sentinel on Monday.
The season has seven weeks remaining, so Theodore would be available for the playoffs, which seems unlikely with the Panthers...
from Alain Poupart at NHL.com,
Veteran forward Alex Kovalev's status remains unknown.
Kovalev still is property of the Florida Panthers, but he no longer figures in the team's plans and general manager Dale Tallon said Tuesday Kovalev was "still weighing his options."
"It was just a mutual agreement that we wanted to go in a different direction...
Tomas Kopecky, Shawn Matthias and Mike Santorelli scored for Florida and Jonathan Huberdeau converted a penalty shot in the Panthers' 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
Jacob Markstrom stopped 21 shots for his first win of the season for Florida, which won at home for just the fourth time this season. The Panthers have been plagued by injuries this season ...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Tomas Kopecky, Shawn Matthias and Mike Santorelli scored for Florida and Jonathan Huberdeau converted a penalty shot in the Panthers' 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
Jacob Markstrom stopped 21 shots for his first win of the season for Florida, which won at home for just the fourth time this season. The Panthers have been plagued by...
#FlaPanthers GM Dale Tallon just announced that Weiss will have season ending wrist surgery.
— Florida Panthers (@FlaPanthers) March 5, 2013
Florida Panthers forward Shawn Matthias unleashed this beauty against the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Matthias came down and turned Jets defenseman Mark Stuart inside out, and then unleashed a bomb that went high glove on Ondrei Pavelec. This was a beauty to say the least and helped the Panthers beat the Jets 4-1.