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March 10, 2009

NHL Left Winger Gary Roberts announces his retirement



This news comes as no surprise. As Roberts said this would be his last season, even before his recent year-ending injury. Good luck in retirement Gary. ... [Full Story]

Rating: 1.9/ (86 votes cast)

March 9, 2009

FL Panther Nathan Horton to miss 2-4 weeks



This injury couldn't have come at a worse time for a team trying to make the playoffs for the first time in 9 years. With just 16 games left in the regular season, including a two-game road trip starting today against teams also vying for playoffs spots, the last thing... [Full Story]

Rating: 2.5/ (4 votes cast)

March 5, 2009

Florida Panthers acquire Defenseman Steve Eminger from Tampa Bay



In return Florida sent D Noah Welch and a 3rd round pick. From Sports Network- The Florida Panthers did make a trade involving a defenseman on Wednesday, however, it didn't involve Jay Bouwmeester. Instead, they acquired defenseman Steve Eminger from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for defenseman Noah Welch... [Full Story]

Rating: 3.5/ (2 votes cast)

March 1, 2009

No way Jose- FL Panthers rout Washington 6-2



The Capitals got the first and last goal of the game but little went right in between. From AP- Stephen Weiss, Bryan McCabe and Jay Bouwmeester scored power-play goals in the first period, Florida held Alex Ovechkin without a point until the final minute, and the Panthers beat the Southeast... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

February 28, 2009

Florida Panthers defenseman Nick Boynton sent home for disciplinary reasons



He was acquired in the Olli Jokinnnen deal. From the Sun-Sentinel- Panthers defenseman Nick Boynton was sent home by the team Friday and will miss the final three games of this trip because of disciplinary reasons, General Manager Jacques Martin said. Martin wouldn't provide any details, but said he plans... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

February 18, 2009

To hell with them- Florida whips New Jersey Devils 4-0



For the second time in a week, the Panthers scored an impressive shutout victory. Last week it took place in Carolina, where the cats won 5-0. Carolina is all right this year, that's about all. The win was significant for two reasons. 1 Florida rarely wins at Carolina. Just once... [Full Story]

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February 15, 2009

Washington Capitals Mark Green sets new record for defensemen



The old record stood for 25 years. From NHL.com columnist John Kreiser- Mike Green and the Washington Capitals both got what they came for. Green set an NHL record for defensemen by scoring a goal in his eighth consecutive game, and the Caps left the St. Pete Times Forum with... [Full Story]

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February 12, 2009

Florida Panthers to play two games in Europe



Wouldn't it have been nicer to open the year after Panther's most successful season in a decade in front of its own fans? From the Sun-Sentinel- The Panthers will open the 2009-10 regular season in Europe. Team president Michael Yormark said Thursday the Panthers have accepted the NHL's invitation to... [Full Story]

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February 11, 2009

A year later- Florida and Richard Zednik defeat Toronto 5-4



Florida who was behind 4-1 at one point last night, came back to tie the game and then win it in regulation. Richard Zednik scored the last two goals of the game. This is noteworthy because of what happened a year ago yesterday- Richard Zednik sustained a major gash in... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

January 14, 2009

Florida Panther Ville Peltonen out for 2 weeks with broken foot



This just happens with him in the middle of a hot scoring streak. From the Miami Herald- Florida Panthers left wing Ville Peltonen is out for at least two weeks with a broken bone in his left foot. Peltonen broke the bone during Saturday's 8-4 win over the Thrashers, but... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

January 10, 2009

Clipping their wings- Florida pounds Atlanta 8-4



The Panthers tallied the most amount of goals this afternoon since they defeated Toronto on February 5th of 2008. With the win Florida is just one point behind Carolina for the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. I have quite a bit to note about today's exciting win. *-... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (1 votes cast)

January 9, 2009

Florida Panthers and the Eastern NHL Conference at the half way mark



The Florida Panthers played their 41st game of the NHL season last night. A 4-2 win over division rival Carolina Panthers. Before I make some comments, here are the standings 1 Boston Bruins Games played- 41 Record- 30-7-4 Points- 64 2 Washington Capitals 41, 27-11-3, 57 3 Philadelphia Flyers 41,... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

January 8, 2009

A big win- Florida defeats Carolina 4-2



Goals from Nathan Horton, David Booth, Gregory Campbell, and Jay Bouwmeester allow the Panthers to defeat a divisional rival that always gives them trouble. With tonight's win, Florida is 3-0-1 in their last 4 games where they also scored 19 goals. That is a great deal of offense for a... [Full Story]

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December 23, 2008

You gotta believe?- Florida and Tomas Vokoun shutout Nashville 3-0



The Czech goaltender shutout his former team The Nashville Predators by stopping all 27 shots on goal. Michael Frolik scored two of Florida's three goals. The other was netted by Cory Stilman. Florida is now 9-2-3 in their last fourteen games. That included a 5-game winning streak, so they are... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

December 22, 2008

Florida Panthers beat Colorado for the first time ever at home



The final score yesterday was 3-0. If you wanted to get technical, Florida had beaten the Colorado franchise in a home game, but it was the team was still the Quebec Nordiques in 1994. In between 94 and 2008 Florida lost the regular season encounters in Florida between them and... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

Will George Johnson of the Calgary Herald please pick up the black courtesy phone



Another sports writer showing their ignorance about the Florida Panthers. From ESPN- The Cats won their franchise-record fifth straight road game Friday night in Calgary, a city they hadn't enjoyed any success in whatsoever since 1999. The night before, backstopped by the white-hot Craig Anderson, they shut out the big... [Full Story]

Rating: 1/ (1 votes cast)

December 13, 2008

Dousing the Flames- Panthers beat Calgary 3-2



The cats won their fifth straight road game when Center Stephen Weiss got a shot past Goalie Miikka Kiprusoff in a shootout. Going back to November 30th, Florida has beaten the NY Rangers, Washington Capitals, Ottawa Senators, Edmonton Oilers, and now Calgary on the road. This marks a franchise record.... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

December 12, 2008

FL Panthers win in Edmonton for the first time since 1996



Florida did this in spite of being out shot 41 to 16. The victory pushed the cats to above .500 for the season for the first time since game seven. The win may not have been pretty, but I'll take it. I stayed up to watch it on NHL Center... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

December 2, 2008

Will George Richards of the Miami Herald please pick up the Black courtesy phone



I just love it when sportswriters show they know nothing about the subject they are writing on. In a long article about Florida Panther backup Goalie Craig Anderson, Mr. Richards writes- The thought was Anderson would back up the newly acquired Alex Auld. A few weeks after trading for Anderson,... [Full Story]

Rating: 4/ (1 votes cast)

November 28, 2008

Florida Panthers- Even more pain



More bad injury news for my favorite NHL hockey team- The Panthers' anemic offense took another hit when center Nathan Horton was lost for an indefinite amount of time after sustaining a deep leg cut in the third period of Wednesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the New Jersey Devils. Horton... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

November 26, 2008

Florida Panther Richard Zednik out for several weeks



He suffered a arm injury in a game played last Monday. From AP- Florida winger Richard Zednik will be out for several weeks after injuring his left arm during Monday night's 3-2 victory over Carolina. Zednik was hurt in the second period when he was checked into the boards behind... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

November 24, 2008

Florida Panthers waive Wade Belak



How many Florida Panther fans will notice or care? From the Sun-Sentinel- When the Panthers waived veteran tough guy Wade Belak on Saturday, it was part of the search for answers from a team that has three wins in 12 games. But the move might have created one more question... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

November 21, 2008

Florida Panthers- A blah effort



That best describes the cats game against New Jersey last night. Florida out shot 24-19 but lost 3-1. Simple problem with the game- Florida let New Jersey control it. Some players looked like they were barely putting in an effort. Sun Sentinel hockey blogger wrote- He hasn't been able to... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

November 19, 2008

Holding on for dear life- Florida Panthers defeat Tampa 4-3



Nothing comes easy for the cats. The Florida Panthers are finding ways to win. The same can't be said for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Bryan McCabe scored twice in regulation and Nathan Horton had the lone goal in a shootout for the Panthers, who beat Tampa Bay 4-3 on Tuesday... [Full Story]

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November 13, 2008

How did anyone think Tampa Bay could be a Stanley Cup contender this year?



The Florida Panthers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning last night, 4-0. That puts the cats at 6-8-1 for the season. Next up for Florida is the defending Stanley Cup Champs, The Detroit Red Wings, at home on Friday night. Craig Anderson, who because of his strong performance against Anaheim, was... [Full Story]

Rating: 0/ (0 votes cast)

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