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Panthers win No. 1 pick in NHL draft lottery; Preds get 11th slot

The Florida Panthers bucked the odds by jumping up a spot to win the NHL draft lottery and earn the right to the top pick in June. The Panthers, who finished 29th in the league, vaulted ahead of the last-place Buffalo Sabres, who had the best odds of winning the lottery held in Toronto on Tuesday night. The Panthers (29-45-8) had an 18.8 percent chance of winning the lottery, behind...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers win No. 1 pick in NHL draft lottery; 'Canes get 7th slot

The Florida Panthers bucked the odds by jumping up a spot to win the NHL draft lottery and earn the right to the top pick in June. The Panthers, who finished 29th in the league, vaulted ahead of the last-place Buffalo Sabres, who had the best odds of winning the lottery held in Toronto on Tuesday night. The Panthers (29-45-8) had an 18.8 percent chance of winning the lottery, behind...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida wins ’14 NHL draft lottery, will pick first overall

A year after losing out on the No. 1 pick, the Florida Panthers flipped the script. Florida won the 2014 NHL Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, edging out Buffalo for top spot despite the Sabres holding superior odds for the first overall pick. Last year, the Panthers were on the other end of this scenario — they lost out on the first pick to Colorado, who jumped up from No. 2 and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers' Jovanovski fined $5,000 for elbowing

Florida Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanovski has been fined $5,000 for elbowing Columbus Blue Jackets forward Corey Tropp in NHL Game No. 1216 in Sunrise, Fla., on Saturday, April 12, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 16:26 of the first period. Jovanovski was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for elbowing.
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Ed Jovanovski fined $5,000 for hit

The NHL fined Florida Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanovski for his elbow on Columbus Blue Jackets forward Corey Tropp.
Via FOXSports.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Ed Jovanovski fined $5,000 for hit

Florida Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanovski received a $5,000 fine for elbowing Columbus Blue Jackets forward Corey Tropp, the National Hockey League  announced Sunday. The Panthers captain received a major penalty and a game misconduct early during the first period in Florida's 3-2 loss on Saturday night. Jovanovski and Tropp initially came together in a collision along the boards...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers' Ed Jovanovski fined $5,000 by NHL

NEW YORK (AP) Florida Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanovski was fined $5,000 by the NHL on Sunday for elbowing Columbus Blue Jackets forward Corey Tropp on Saturday night.
Via FOXSports.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ed Jovanovski Fined For Hit On Corey Tropp

NEW YORK (April 13, 2014) – Florida Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanovski has been fined $5,000 for elbowing Columbus Blue Jackets forward Corey Tropp in NHL Game No. 1216 in Sunrise, Fla., on Saturday, April 12, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 16:26 of the first period. Jovanovski was assessed a major penalty and...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ed Jovanovski loses his mind, as do the announcers

This is one of those incidents where you watch a player do something stupid and wonder, "What the hell are you thinking?" and then you listen to the announcers and go, "Oh, so that's a player's thought process...Dear Gord, they're lunkheads." Cue all of the above from this clip of Florida Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanovski going after Columbus Blue...
Via Kukla's Korner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ed Jovanovski nominated for Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Ed Jovanovski's remarkable comeback has not gone unnoticed. The Florida chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association nominated Jovanovski for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded to the NHL player who most exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. "Any time you are nominated for something, it's a great honor,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ed Jovanovski nominated for Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

The Florida chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association nominated Ed Jovanovski for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded to the NHL player who most exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.
Via FOXSports.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Paille out at least two games with concussion

The Boston Bruins will be without fourth-liner Daniel Paille for at least the next two games with a concussion. Paille left the Bruins game Sunday after taking a high hit from Florida Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanovski. Claude Julien said they will keep him out of the lineup in the meantime as Joe Haggerty of CSNNE.com shares.
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Dominant Week Catapults B’s Into Eastern Conference’s Top Spot

The Boston Bruins were on a mission Sunday night in Florida, and they certainly took care of business. Because of that, they’re now the Eastern Conference’s top team. The Bruins wrapped up a stretch of six games in nine days on Sunday with a rather dominant 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers. In the process, the Bruins pushed what’s not a season-high winning streak to five games...
Via NESN.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Update: Danny Paille won't return vs FLA after sustaining injury

Bruins forward Daniel Paille left the game vs the Panthers and will not return, according to the Bruins' official twitter account.Paille only lasted one shift in the game before taking a hit from Panthers captain Ed Jovanovski. Paille headed straight to the bench and eventually down the tunnel.It's early to jump to a conclusion on what the injury is, but its hard not to...
Via BruinsLife
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers dominant Leafs 4-1

It wasn't quite as shocking as a snowstorm in Atlanta or Peyton Manning''s performance Sunday, but there were a few extremely rare sightings in the BB&T Center Tuesday evening. First, the Panthers scored a power-play goal, their second in their last 53 chances and first at home since Dec. 28. Then five minutes later, perhaps their most mild-mannered player, second...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers captain Ed Jovanovski says without an, 'edge, we're a very mediocre team'

Panthers captain Ed Jovanovski is thrilled to be playing again after major hip surgery, but that doesn't mean he's happy about the team's current status or attitude. After losing three lospided games in a row on a critical road trip, the Panthers are 13 points behind a wild-card berth with six teams to hop over and just three games remaining before the 20-day Olympic...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

What are the Florida Panthers' top 5 victories of all-time?

What makes a great hockey game? Back-and-forth action, a little adversity, maybe even an unexpected surprise. A little back story does not hurt either. The Florida Panthers have played 1,558 regular season and playoff games to this point, and although few have been high-stakes contests, the Panthers have had their share of memorable ones. There have been major triumphs, such as Florida...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers veteran Ed Jovanovski thriving on comeback trail

When asked why he would go through the endless hours of rehabilitation to continue playing hockey at 37, Ed Jovanovski sat back in his locker stall and sighed. If there was any question whether Jovanovski loves playing this game, it quickly disappears. “I take every day as a win,” Jovanovski said Tuesday night, not long after he had his biggest moment since returning to the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 1/22/14

Puck Dumps, where everyone is as good looking as Alex Ovechkin The Top Line I'm enjoying the fact that the top headline today is about the Columbus Blue Jackets. Sure, they are on a hot streak, but since when did anyone notice when they did something? ESPN, NBC Sports Illustrated. The Local Take   Scoreboard New Jersey 7, St. Louis 1 - Plying back to...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers captain Ed Jovanovski stars in 4-3 victory over Sabres

It was for these special moments that Panthers captain Ed Jovanovski put himself through eight months of painstaking rehabilitation from major hip surgery to make it back to play a young man's game he still has a passion for. Moments like scoring a big goal to lead the Panthers to a 4-3 victory over the hapless Buffalo Sabres in First Niagara Center Tuesday night for their first...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jovanovski's goal, assist spark Panthers to win over Sabres

Ed Jovanovski scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist in his 1,100th career game, sparking the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Sean Bergenheim, Jesse Winchester and Nick Bjugstad also scored for Florida, which improved to 4-0-1 in its past five trips to Buffalo. Tom Gilbert set up two goals in helping the Panthers overcome a pair of one...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ed Jovanovski sparks Panthers to 4-3 win over Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Ed Jovanovski scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist in his 1,100th career game, sparking the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Sean Bergenheim, Jesse Winchester and Nick Bjugstad also scored for Florida, which improved to 4-0-1 in its past five trips to Buffalo. Tom Gilbert set up two goals in helping the Panthers...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Who are the Florida Panthers' top 5 defensemen of all-time?

Unlike the Florida Panthers' goaltenders, very few Cats defensemen have captured league-wide attention. Until Brian Campbell won the Lady Byng Trophy as the NHL's most gentlemanly player in 2011-12, no Panthers defenseman had received an award. Only four blueliners have been selected to represent Florida at the All-Star Game. The league's best defensemen are often synonymous...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers stop Islanders' surge with 4-2 victory

Scottie Upshall scored a short-handed goal and had an assist to lead the Florida Panthers over the New York Islanders 4-2 on Tuesday night. Nick Bjugstad, Drew Shore and Aleksander Barkov also scored for the Panthers. Tim Thomas stopped 31 shots, and Ed Jovanovski had two assists. Thomas Vanek and Colin McDonald scored for the Islanders. Kevin Poulin made 22 saves. The win was...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Gionta scores winner against Panthers

The skinny: Captain Brian Gionta snapped a 1-1 tie late in the second period and the Canadiens went on to defeat the Florida Panthers 2-1 Monday night at the Bell Centre. Tomas Plekanec, who was named captain of the Czech Olympic team earlier in the day, took advantage of a weak pass by Ed Jovanovski behind the Florida net and he set up Gionta for his second goal in two games. Better...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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