At the conclusion of the Florida Panthers annual development camp last week, center Vincent Trocheck simply felt different than year's past as he cleaned out his locker at the Panthers IceDen in Coral Springs.
After getting a taste of the NHL in his first professional season, Trocheck was not only one of the most experienced players at camp, but also one of the oldest.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Ryan Johansen scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Florida Panthers for the eighth straight time, 3-2 on Saturday night.
Mark Letestu and Cam Atkinson also scored for Columbus and Sergei Bobrovsky made 33 saves.
Jimmy Hayes and Vincent Trocheck scored for the Panthers. Roberto Luongo stopped 35 shots.
Vincent Trocheck scores the lone goal for the Panthers, who ratchet up 35 shots against the Flames and goalie Joey MacDonald but come up short at home against Calgary.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Vincent Trocheck and Brandon Pirri scored in a shootout to lift the Florida Panthers past the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Trocheck also scored in regulation and Sean Bergenheim scored a goal for the Panthers. Roberto Luongo made 37 saves.
Clarke MacArthur and Mark Stone scored for the Senators and Robin Lehner stopped 39 shots.
Kyle Turris scored in...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Vincent Trocheck and Brandon Pirri scored in a shootout to lift the Florida Panthers past the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Watch as Vincent Trocheck makes a nifty move to score his first career shootout goal for the Panthers.
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Vincent Trocheck capped a busy week with his first "snipe."
The rookie center, who hasn't had the time to be nervous during his first stint in the NHL, admitted to some butterflies as he lined up his first goal.
"The puck was rolling a little bit and I was thinking, 'If I miss this, it's an absolute joke,'" Trocheck said, "...
Panthers prospects center Vincent Trocheck and goalie Michael Houser, who grew up in the Pittsburgh area, were banged up in a car accident on their way to a game in San Antonio Saturday night.
Trocheck, the 64th pick in the 2011 draft, smashed into the windshield with his head. Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon said that the players, "suffered no injuries.''