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Panthers notebook: Shootout wins are good, but must learn to close out games in regulation

It may only be two games, but in back-to-back shootout victories against tough Eastern Conference opponents, the Florida Panthers look as though they've finally exorcised their overtime demons. Following an historic 20-round shootout victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, the Panthers needed only six rounds in the skills competition to topple the Flyers on Thursday night...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers at Pittsburgh Penguins game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: 7 p.m. The Florida Panthers are regularly playing beyond regulation, and they're having much more success in those situations than they were earlier in the season. They might not fare as well if they find themselves in another tight contest Saturday night when they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins, who continue to enjoy stellar goaltending by Marc-Andre...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers at Pittsburgh Penguins game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: 7 p.m. The Florida Panthers are regularly playing beyond regulation, and they're having much more success in those situations than they were earlier in the season. They might not fare as well if they find themselves in another tight contest Saturday night when they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins, who continue to enjoy stellar goaltending by Marc-Andre...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers-Penguins Preview

The Florida Panthers are regularly playing beyond regulation, and they're having much more success in those situations than they were earlier in the season. They might not fare as well if they find themselves in another tight contest Saturday night when they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins, who continue to enjoy stellar goaltending by Marc-Andre Fleury. The Panthers (14-8-8) have played...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers need just six rounds of shootout this time to beat Flyers

  Dave Bolland scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Florida Panthers to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Brandon Pirri also had a goal in the shootout for Florida (14-8-8), which played beyond regulation for the fourth straight game. The Panthers were coming off Tuesday's 2-1 victory over Washington that set an NHL record by going 20 rounds...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bolland gets winner in SO as Panthers beat Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Dave Bolland scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Florida Panthers to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Brandon Pirri also had a goal in the shootout for Florida (14-8-8), which played beyond regulation for the fourth straight game. The Panthers were coming off Tuesday's 2-1 victory over Washington that set an NHL record...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Another shootout? Panthers outlast Flyers for road victory

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Dave Bolland scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Florida Panthers to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Brandon Pirri also had a goal in the shootout for Florida (14-8-8), which played beyond regulation for the fourth straight game. The Panthers were coming off Tuesday's 2-1 victory over Washington that set an NHL record...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Another shootout? Panthers outlast Flyers for road victory

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Dave Bolland scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Florida Panthers to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Brandon Pirri also had a goal in the shootout for Florida (14-8-8), which played beyond regulation for the fourth straight game. The Panthers were coming off Tuesday's 2-1 victory over Washington that set an NHL record...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'Rat' is back: Bolland healthy again, creating havoc for Panthers

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- As Dave Bolland took the ice at the Florida Panthers' practice facility on Monday morning it was difficult to initially spot the veteran center in the crowd. No longer cloaked in the no-contact jersey that fans had grown all to familiar seeing him in, only the number on the back of his white practice helmet separated him from the rest of his teammates at center...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notes: Wings injury report

Although they're injured, several Red Wings traveled with the team to Toronto, even though they won't play in Saturday night's game. Stephen Weiss, who left at the end of the second period with a shoulder injury after consecutive hits by Dave Bolland and Sean Bergenheim, did not skate. "Took X rays (Friday) night," Weiss told reporters in Toronto. "Nothing broken, so that's all positive...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings lose Weiss against Florida

DETROIT -- The Red Wings not only lost the game in a shootout, they also lost another player. Stephen Weiss took hits from Dave Bolland and Sean Bergenheim on the same shift at the end of the second period Friday and did not return. Wings coach Mike Babcock said Weiss had a shoulder injury and was out. Babcock did not indicate how long Weiss would be out. "We'll see if we lose him...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Bolland set to make return to Panthers lineup

Dave Bolland will make his long-awaited return to the Florida Panthers lineup when the team visits the St. Louis Blues on Monday night. The 28-year-old center hasn't played since suffering a groin injury in a 1-0 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Oct. 17. Signed to a five-year, $27.5 million contract this past summer, Bolland has recorded no points and four penalty minutes in four...
Via Fox Sports Florida
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Update: Dave Bolland should return to the lineup next week

Florida Panthers center Dave Bolland should return to the ice next week after sustaining a groin injury. #131525870 / gettyimages.com According to a tweet made by George Richards, columnist of the Miami Herald, general manager Dale Tallon said that Bolland should be back in the lineup next week, and will not be sent to the San Antonio Rampage for playing time. He sustained...
Via Sports Injury Alert
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Bryan Bickell is More Valuable Than You Think

Most people look at Bryan Bickell as an overpaid forward that got hot at the right time. That magical playoff run in 2013 awarded him a large multi-year contract and cost his long time buddy Dave Bolland his job. What many Chicago Blackhawks fans don’t understand is just how valuable Bryan Bickell is to this team’s success. Defense Bickell doesn’t get the recognition he deserves...
Via Sports Mockery
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Young talent, proven veterans aim to return Panthers to playoffs

Even after finishing last and next-to-last in the overall standings the past two seasons, the Florida Panthers feel that a return to the playoffs may be coming sooner rather than later. Opening the 2014 offseason by selecting defenseman Aaron Ekblad with the No. 1 overall pick at the 2014 NHL Draft, the Panthers continued to make headlines throughout the summer by being one of the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs at a glance

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS LAST SEASON: 38-6-8, 84 points, finished 12th in the East and missed the playoffs. COACH: Randy Carlyle, fifth season with the Leafs, 343-244-77. ADDED: RW Matt Frattin, C Leo Komarov, D Roman Polak, D Stephane Robidas, C Mike Santorelli. LOST: C Dave Bolland, D Tim Gleason, D Carl Gunnerson, C Jay McClement, RW Nikolai Kulemin, LW Mason Raymond. PLAYER TO WATCH...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Florida Panthers capsule

FLORIDA PANTHERS LAST SEASON: 29-45-8, 66 points. Missed the playoffs by finishing 15th in the Eastern Conference. COACH: Gerald Gallant, 1st season with Panthers; 4th overall in NHL, 56-76-4. ADDED: C Jussi Jokinen, C Dave Bolland, D Willie Mitchell, G Al Montoya, C Derek MacKenzie, LW Shawn Thornton. LOST: D Tom Gilbert, C Scott Gomez, C Marcel Goc, D Ed Jovanovski, G Tim Thomas...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Florida Panthers Preview: Summer Additions Bring Optimism

The Florida Panthers want to make the playoffs in 2014-15 after finishing with the second-worst record in the Eastern Conference last season. In an effort to improve a roster lacking veteran talent, the Panthers opened their checkbook and signed several experienced players in the summer. Dave Bolland, a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Chicago Blackhawks, signed a five-year...
Via NESN.com
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers notes: Dave Bolland impresses in Panthers debut

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Wednesday night's preseason opener may have meant nothing to the Florida Panthers in the standings, but for Dave Bolland it was another step forward in silencing some of his critics. Signed to a controversial five-year, $27.5 million deal during the offseason, Bolland looked fantastic in his first exhibition game with the Panthers. Centering the team's second-line...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers blanked in shootout in preseason-opening loss to Stars

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Ales Hemsky scored the only goal in a shootout in the Dallas Stars' 4-3 exhibition victory over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night. Hemsky beat Michael Houser with a deke to the backhand in the top half of the fourth round. Jussi Rynnas stopped all four Florida shooters in the tiebreaker, securing the victory with a save against Dave Bolland. Dallas' Alex...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ales Hemsky lifts Stars past Panthers in shootout

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Ales Hemsky scored the only goal in a shootout in the Dallas Stars' 4-3 exhibition victory over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night. Hemsky beat Michael Houser with a deke to the backhand in the top half of the fourth round. Jussi Rynnas stopped all four Florida shooters in the tiebreaker, securing the victory with a save against Dave Bolland. Dallas' Alex...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers blanked in shootout in preseason-opening loss to Stars

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Ales Hemsky scored the only goal in a shootout in the Dallas Stars' 4-3 exhibition victory over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night. Hemsky beat Michael Houser with a deke to the backhand in the top half of the fourth round. Jussi Rynnas stopped all four Florida shooters in the tiebreaker, securing the victory with a save against Dave Bolland. Dallas' Alex...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Florida Panthers

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Florida Panthers. By: Melissa Esing (@Off_thePost) FLORIDA PANTHERS 2013-14 Season: 29-45-8  66 points – (7th Atlantic Division; 15th Eastern Conference) Aaron Ekblad was selected first overall in the 2014 draft by the Florida...
Via The PensNation
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Depth breeds training camp competition for Florida Panthers

Florida Panthers players are preparing for battle. The prize? A future in Sunrise. With a mixture of budding young talent and veteran free agent signings, roster spots will no longer be handed to the most affordable option. Players will be forced to battle for every inch knowing that the numbers in their contract won't outweigh those in the stat sheet. No player is above the team...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers Depth Chart 2014 2015

Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15 $9.99 Florida Panthers C 1. Aleksander Barkov  2. Nick Bjugstad  3. Dave Bolland  4. Derek MacKenzie  5. Brandon Pirri  L 1. Jussi Jokinen  2. Jonathan Huberdeau  3. Tomas Fleischmann  4. Sean Bergenheim  R 1. Brad Boyes  2. Scottie Upshall ...
Via NHL Trade Rumors
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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