Sean Bergenheim declined to take advantage of all the injuries besetting Finland's national team as he turned down an invitation to play in the Olympics.
Bergenheim, who turns 30 on Saturday, missed all of last season and a chunk of this one after having numerous surgeries related to his abdominal core.
This would have been Bergenheim's first trip to the games.
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Sean Bergenheim caught a glimpse of the Florida Panthers' future before anyone else.
Skating in the Finnish Elite League during the lockout in October 2012, the winger's HIFK Helsinki squad prepared to face off against Ilves Tampere. Bergenheim's teammates kept raving about this kid, Aleksander Barkov.
''I hadn't heard of him before that,...
Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim has been so sick with the flu lately that he seemed to forget that he's still not completely recovered from multiple surgeries on his groin and hip.
Bergenheim may have found a cure for 20 months of frustration as he scored two goals and goalie Tim Thomas did the rest to lift the Panthers to a 3-1 victory over the torrid Flyers to kick off a...
Sean Bergenheim scored his first two goals in 18 months and Tim Thomas made 38 saves to lift the Florida Panthers over the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Monday night.
It was the first time Bergenheim scored since March 20, 2012. He missed last season due to injury and was playing his 10th game this season.
Erik Gudbranson also scored for Florida, his first of the season.
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November 25, 2013
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- The Florida Panthers are closer to seeing Sean Bergenheim in action again.
How much closer, though? No one is quite sure.
Bergenheim took part in his first full practice Monday since returning from Toronto, where he rehabbed a pair of core injuries.
"It was crucial," Bergenheim said of his week-long trip to Canada. "We really did some stuff there...
Last season was rough for Sean Bergenheim as an injury kept him on the shelf for all of 2013. It also could have estranged him from the Florida Panthers because he sued the team regarding his salary that season – the team contested that he was injured playing overseas during the lockout – but the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that it’s treated as water under the bridge...
SUNRISE, Fla.- It's early February, and the Florida Panthers already are scoreboard watching.
OK, so left winger Sean Bergenheim claimed he just happened to be looking up at the time Washington's shootout defeat was displayed Thursday night at the BankAtlantic Center. But don't think Bergenheim wasn't happy when he viewed it.
"It was on board I think like with...
Sean Bergenheim scored a go-ahead goal in the second period and the Florida Panthers beat the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 Friday night.
Florida Panthers left wing Sean Bergenheim exited Sunday's game against the Southeast Division rival Florida Panthers with a lower body injury.
Bergenheim collected his third goal in two games and seventh of the season prior to the injury.
The 22nd overall pick of the 2002 draft, Bergenheim is not expected to return to the contest.
Sean Bergenheim scored Florida's two goals in regulation, and Stephen Weiss connected for the shootout winner as the Panthers beat the Calgary Flames 3-2 on Friday night.
Jose Theodore stopped 24 shots for the Panthers, whose last 11 home games have all been decided by one goal.
Olli Jokinen and Rene Bourque scored for Calgary, and Leland Irving made 39 saves in his NHL debut...
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December 16, 2011