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Despite recent slide Panthers still thankful for small things

Despite limping into Thanksgiving on a three-game losing streak the Panthers still have plenty to be thankful for.Mostly, they're thankful that despite losing nine of their past 12 and being 8-9-4 that they're just five points out of a wild-card playoff berth with 61 games remaining.Because it's...

Preview: Islanders at Panthers, Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Islanders at PanthersWhen/where: 7:30 p.m./BB&T Center, SunriseTV/Radio: FSF/WQAM-560, WMEN-640 (Palm Beaches), Spanish: AM 1210 (South Florida)Notable: The Panthers are 1-2-1 on this five-game homestand, including three straight defeats losses a listless 3-1 loss to the Kings on Monday. They promoted...

BUCKING A TURKEY TREND?: Panthers try and beat the odds, earn playoff spot after being out on Thanksgiving ... Montoya returns to practice ... Panthers shuffle up D pairings

TWITTER: @GeorgeRichards In the NHL and NBA, if your team holds a playoff spot on Thanksgiving, that usually means they will be there come April. According to STATS, since the 2004-05 lockout, NHL teams in playoff position on Thanksgiving make...

CHANGES IN LATITUDE: Panthers tweak lines, recall Brickley and Shaw to try and stem losing ways ... Tallas fills in for Montoya, was Florida's emergency goalie Monday ... Kulikov skates

TWITTER: @GeorgeRichards With no trades on the horizon, the Panthers are desperate to improve themselves from within. After losing three straight and nine of the past 12 games, the Panthers mixed things up a little by calling up a pair...

Panthers hope minor shakeup yields better results

When a team has lost nine of 12, as the Florida Panthers have, change is certainly warranted in quest of a winning recipe.Calling up forwards Connor Brickley and Logan Shaw and sending fellow rookies Rocco Grimaldi and Garrett Wilson to Portland of the AHL on Wednesday didn't constitute a drastic...

Preview: Kings at Panthers; Monday, 7:30 p.m.

Kings at PanthersWhen/where: 7:30 p.m.; BB&T Center, SunriseTV: FSF Radio: 560-AM, 640-AM (Palm Beaches)Notable: The Panthers are 1-1-1 on this five-game homestand, including a gutsy 5-4 overtime loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday in which they tied the game with two late goals, while their...

NATURAL CHEMISTRY: Sasha Barkov and Jaromir Jagr have something special going on with Florida Panthers

TWITTER: @GeorgeRichards Sasha Barkov has been back in the Panthers' lineup for a week now and his presence has definitely been felt. Barkov, who missed 10 games with a broken bone in his hand, returned to his slot centering Florida's...

Panthers defenseman Erik Gudbranson has grown from teenage hopeful to blue-line leader

Blossoming defenseman Erik Gudbranson certainly has had no shortage of blue-line mentors since being selected third by the Panthers in the 2010 draft.From Bryan McCabe, Ed Jovanovksi, Brian Campbell, Denis Potvin to Willie Mitchell and even general manager Dale Tallon, who was a well-respected...

Panthers storm back but Rick Nash notches hat trick to lead Rangers to 5-4 win in OT

After morning skate Panthers forward Nick Bjugstad said the way to beat the Rangers and their iconic goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was to get, "dirty in the paint,'' and pounce on second chances.For the most part they did exactly that in a thrilling end-to-end track meet of a hockey game that saw...

LATE HEROICS SPOILED BY RANGERS: Florida gets two late goals to force OT, watch Rick Nash complete hat trick in 5-4 loss

TWITTER: @GeorgeRichards The Panthers were well on their way to yet another loss to the Rangers and goalie Henrik Lundqvist Saturday night before Sasha Barkov and Jaromir Jagr stepped in. Those two scored within a span of 39 seconds in...

Panthers look to end six-game losing streak to Rangers

The Panthers certainly won't be surprised when the New York Rangers enter the BB&T Center on Saturday night.After all, the Rangers have beaten them six consecutive times over the past two yearsand Florida hasn't skated away with a victory over New York since a 3-2 win in Sunrise on April 23, 2013....

Panthers fans donate turkeys for tickets

The Panthers have had trouble scoring goals this week but they certainly reached their goal while collecting more than 100 frozen turkeys as part of their Thanksgiving Turkey Drive Friday afternoon at the BB&T Center.

Gallant wants Panthers to keep it simple stupid, shoot puck more

Following Thursday's 3-1 lackluster loss to the offensively challenged Anaheim Ducks, frustrated Panthers coach Gerard Gallant was angry at his players for trying to be too cute with their passes instead of shooting pucks at the net."It's about putting pucks on the net and we refused to do that,"...

Preview: Rangers at Panthers; Saturday, 7 p.m.

Rangers at PanthersWhen/where: 7 p.m.; BB&T Center, SunriseTV: FSF Radio: 560-AM, 640-AM (Palm Beach)Notable: The Panthers dropped to 1-1 on this five-game homestand after a 3-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks in which they went 0-for-3 on the power play while giving up a PPG and the first shorthanded...

GETTING BACK ON THE RIGHT TRACK: Panthers offense hasn't created much this week, need to fix with Rangers in town ... Roberto Luongo gets deserved day off, expected to start Saturday

TWITTER: @GeorgeRichards The Panthers go into the weekend ranked 18th in the league in goals scored per game, a drastic improvement over the past decade when they've usually been near or at the bottom in scoring. Yet over the past...

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    Roberto Luongo

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    Aaron Ekblad

    ANAHEIM DOES IT AGAIN: Panthers get tables turned, watch Ducks dominate play in 3-1 win in Sunrise ... Anaheim wins both meetings between the two this month

  • Jaromir Jagr

    Jaromir Jagr

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    Aleksander Barkov

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    Logan Shaw

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