Panthers Rumors & News

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    PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NHL Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to deadline day. March 02

  • Panthers captain tells Sportsnet broadcaster to 'shove it'

    SB Nation "On trade deadline day, even NHL players are glued to their TVs to keep up with the latest news. Sportsnet's Glenn Healy learned that the hard way on Monday when he sarcastically called the Florida Panthers "mighty". Yeah. That didn't go over well with Florida's captain." March 02

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    Mike Halford @HalfordPHT

    Dale Tallon tells CBS Radio Miami the Panthers are "close to being done" and "don't have a lot on the table."

  • Panthers have big plans for scoring maestro Jaromir Jagr

    Miami Herald "For the second consecutive day, the Panthers went about their business Friday without their newest teammate. Jaromir Jagr, acquired in a trade with New Jersey on Thursday afternoon, is expected to join the team Saturday before Florida plays host to Buffalo at BB&T Center at 3 p.m. Jagr, the..." March 01

  • Jagr arrives but Pirri stars in Panthers' 5-3 victory over lowly Sabres

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Future Hall of Fame right wing Jaromir Jagr was acquired to put some teeth into the Panthers' comatose power play, but perhaps it was Brandon Pirri and the lowly Buffalo Sabres they were truly waiting for. Pirri scored two power-play goals in the second period to erase a two-goal deficit but it..." March 01

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    George Richards @GeorgeRichards

    As we thought, Tomas Fleischmann was merely standing in for Jaromir Jagr at #FlaPanthers practice yesterday; he's w/ Barkov and Huberdeau

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    Covers @Covers

    The Ducks acquire Tomas Fleischmann from the Panthers for Dany Heatley & 2015 third-round draft pick. pic.twitter.com/irz9ajeGuf

  • Florida Panthers Acquire F Jaromir Jagr

    NHL.com "Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has acquired F Jaromir Jagr from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Florida’s second-round draft pick in 2015 and a conditional third-round draft pick in 2016. Jagr, 43, ranks first among..." February 27

  • Chicago will ‘probably seek revenge’ for Kane injury tonight

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Chicago Blackhawks won’t have to wait long to see Alex Petrovic, the Florida defenseman who’s hit broke Patrick Kane’s collarbone on Tuesday night. The Panthers and ‘Hawks meet again tonight in Florida, and Petrovic sounds like he knows what’s coming. “Tonight, obviously, [the..." February 26

  • Panthers’ Alex Petrovic may be targeted by Blackhawks for hit on Patrick Kane

    Miami Herald "Florida defenseman Alex Petrovic will not be suspended for a hit that injured Chicago’s Patrick Kane on Tuesday — but he still could have a target on his back come Thursday. With the Panthers and Chicago playing a rare home-and-home series, Petrovic could find some lingering anger from the..." February 26

  • Blackhawks lose Patrick Kane in shootout win over Panthers

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks celebrated their victory over the Florida Panthers with a bit of reservation. Yes they won the game, getting a much-needed two points to cap a so-so homestand. But the loss they’ve likely suffered loomed much larger. Jonathan Toews scored the shootout winner, but Patrick Kane..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Wild acquire Sean Bergenheim from Panthers for playoff push

    SB Nation "The surging Minnesota Wild added another gun to their arsenal on Tuesday, acquiring disgruntled forward Sean Bergenheim from the Florida Panthers in a trade. The Wild will also receive a seventh-round pick from Florida in a deal, while only giving up a third-round pick for the haul. Both picks..." February 25

  • Fleury leads Penguins past Panthers, 5-1

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Evgeni Malkin knows a little bit about MVP-caliber work. He turned in some of it himself in the Penguins’ 5-1 victory against Florida Sunday night at Consol Energy Center, scoring two goals and assisting on another. But, his own output aside, Malkin recognized that goalie Marc-Andre Fleury —..." February 23

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Ottawa's Jared Cowen will have a hearing Monday morning for an illegal check to the head/interference on Florida's Jussi Jokinen.

  • Panthers close in on Bergenheim trade

    Pro Hockey Talk "Sean Bergenheim has practically been collecting dust as a healthy scratch lately, but it sounds like the Florida Panthers might be close to finding him a new home. In the latest edition of TSN’s Insider Trading, Pierre LeBrun and Darren Dreger provided some interesting details, including the..." February 20

  • Panthers starts Canadian portion of latest roadtrip with a 3-2 win in Leafs

    Litter Box Cats "The Panthers invaded Air Canada Centre to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs and try and break their three game skid. They ended up putting just 17 shots on goal, but it was enough as they came out on top, 3-2. Roberto Luongo had 27 saves in the win. The first period would see the Leafs capitalize..." February 18

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Florida's Dmitry Kulikov has been suspended for four games for clipping Dallas's Tyler Seguin. Video: http://t.co/yQQNRR7fnt

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    George Richards @GeorgeRichards

    Roberto Luongo in for #FlaPanthers v #stlBlues ... In a surprising move, Sean Bergenheim scratched again. Apparently was skated hard today.

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Florida's Dmitry Kulikov has been offered an in-person hearing for clipping Dallas's Tyler Seguin.

  • Stars Gain Two Points, Possibly Lose Tyler Seguin in 2-0 Win Over Florida

    Defending Big D "The Dallas Stars, according to the score-sheet, were winners on Friday night. 2-0 over the Florida Panthers. I was going to write about how the Stars are now winning, though they're finally getting out-played. About how they were losing when they were dominating teams. Something about the..." February 14

  • Panthers recall defenseman Shane O'Brien from AHL team in San Antonio

    Fox Sports Florida "In anticipation of a suspension to defenseman Dmitry Kulikov, the Florida Panthers have recalled defenseman Shane O'Brien from San Antonio (AHL), the team announced Saturday. O'Brien, 31, has appeared in 33 games with San Antonio this year, recording eight goals and 19 points. He has registered..." February 14

  • Bergenheim’s agent demands trade, calls coach’s comments ‘disgraceful’

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Florida Panthers have been playing against the Dallas Stars tonight. Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim hasn’t been and the reason head coach Gerard Gallant gave for his decision angered agent Todd Diamond. Gallant felt that the 31-year-old forward didn’t give 100% against the Minnesota Wild..." February 14

  • Stars coach: 'Dirty shot' led to Seguin loss

    ESPN Dallas "The Stars likely will be without forward Tyler Seguin after he was injured Friday night on what coach Lindy Ruff called a "dirty shot." Seguin, second in the NHL in points (59) and third in goals (29), was helped off the ice after being checked in the lower leg by defenseman Dmitry Kulikov in..." February 14

  • Dubnyk's strong third period lifts Wild to 2-1 victory over Panthers

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "St. Paul and Sunrise, Fla., the homes of the Wild and Panthers, are 1,750 miles apart, but it’s eerie how the teams were mirror images heading into Thursday’s meeting at Xcel Energy Center. Both had the same amount of points in the standings. Both could move within two points of a playoff spot..." February 13

  • Panthers rout Ducks 6-2 for second time this season

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Call it a sibling rivalry, but the not-so-mighty Ducks seem to bring out the best in the Panthers this season. Led by the dazzling playmaking of Jonathan Huberdeau, the Panthers put on a rare display of offensive wizardry en route to convincing 6-2 victory over the Pacific Division-leading..." February 11

  • Panthers defenseman Willie Mitchell to miss third straight game

    Fox Sports Florida "Willie Mitchell will miss his third straight game Tuesday night when the Florida Panthers host the Anaheim Ducks. Mitchell, who is currently listed as day-to-day, hasn't played since sustaining an upper-body injury during Florida's 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Feb. 3. "He's..." February 10

  • Predators fight back and found 2 points in south Florida

    On The Forecheck "The Predators fought back and found 2 points in south Florida. Because we like to do it the hard way. The Nashville Predators fought through a nauseating two periods with the Florida Panthers before finally coming to life in the 3rd period and beating them in a shootout. I would say this game..." February 09

  • Former Flyers president Peter Luukko joining Florida Panthers

    Philly.com "Former Flyers president Peter Luukko, who abruptly resigned 14 months ago, is moving south to join the NHL’s Florida Panthers as an executive chairman, the Daily News has learned. An official announcement is expected to come on Friday, according to the Miami Herald. Seeking an executive with..." February 06

  • Panthers salvage trip with win over Isles

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Jimmy Hayes didn't get the best of his kid brother, Kevin, in Madison Square Garden, but he certainly took care of the Islanders on Tuesday as the Panthers bid adieu to Nassau Coliseum with a desperately needed 4-2 victory. Hayes scored two goals, including the game-winner in the third period,..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • Rangers pull it together to dominate Panthers

    New York Post "A bounce here, a bounce there, and something bad turns into something good. The Rangers have undoubtedly struggled to find their game since the All-Star break, and yet there was just enough in the third period of this one to pull out a 6-3 triumph over the Panthers at the Garden on Monday..." February 03

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    George Richards @GeorgeRichards

    Tomas Fleischmann and Scottie Upshall back on the scratch list for #FlaPanthers v #nyr

  • Bergenheim pots game-winner to give Panthers 3-2 victory over Blue Jackets to end five-game slide

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim had a swollen lip, a loose tooth and a sore mouth after taking a stick to the face, but it was certainly worth it. Bergenheim's deflection gave the Panthers a desperately needed 3-2 victory over the feisty Columbus Blue Jackets Thursday night before 7,917 in the..." January 30

  • Red Wings' Weiss shakes slump against former team

    Detroit News "Maybe Stephen Weiss simply needed a visit back to his old home. Playing against his former team Tuesday, Weiss scored a goal and set up linemate Luke Glendening for two goals — all in a 4 minute, 12 second span — on three consecutive shifts in the second period, leading the Red Wings to a 5-4..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away

    CBSSports.com "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    Aaron Ekblad and Johnny Gaudreau are being bumped up to the NHL all-star game from rookie showcase to replace Crosby/Johnson. #NHLAllStar

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in NHL.com All-Star draft

    NHL.com "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at NHL.com decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Panthers reassign F Vincent Trocheck to AHL affiliate

    Fox Sports Florida "The Florida Panthers have reassigned forward Vincent Trocheck to San Antonio (AHL), the team announced Tuesday. Trocheck, 21, has recorded four goals, 13 points and plus-6 rating in 28 games with Florida this season. A third-round pick in the 2011 draft, Trocheck has registered nine goals,..." January 20

  • Canucks keep rolling on the road, down Panthers 2-1

    Vancouver Sun "The Vancouver Canucks’ latest road trip is almost over, which is really kind of a shame. After all, they seem to be playing their best hockey in rinks not called Rogers Arena. The Canucks further enhanced their reputation as road warriors with a 2-1 win Monday night over old friend Roberto..." January 20

  • Could Roberto Luongo turn to poker once he retires from the NHL?

    Sporting News "It's no secret that Florida Panthers star goaltender Roberto Luongo knows his way around the poker table. Luongo has long voiced the fact that he loves to play the game and manages to take some time to hang out at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas every few summers - sometimes, he even finds..." January 20

  • All-Star break provides struggling Panthers chance to recharge

    Fox Sports Florida "The Florida Panthers had hoped to head into the All-Star break on a high note, but instead will return from their week-long hiatus needing to dig themselves out an unexpected hole. Following a 2-1 loss to the surging Vancouver Canucks on Monday night, the Panthers have now dropped a season-high..." January 20

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    Harvey Fialkov @hfialkov

    Upshall and Bergy scratched ##flapanthers

  • Avs defeat Florida Panthers on Nick Holden's power-play goal in third

    Denver Post "Avalanche defenseman Nick Holden wasn't even sure exactly how he had scored. "I just wanted to get a puck to the net," he said of his shot from straight out on a Colorado power play in the third period Thursday night against the Florida Panthers. "So I just shot it. 'Macker' (Cody McLeod) had a..." January 16

  • Perreault a 'four-middable' star of Jets' win over Panthers

    Winnipeg Free Press "Under the category of "problems you’ve never encountered before but wouldn’t mind having a go at," it’s looking more and more like the Winnipeg Jets have a fight going to see who drives the bus. At least that’s what comes to mind after left-winger Mathieu Perreault, after a slow and uncertain..." January 14

  • Road warrior Panthers down Oilers 4-2 for third straight victory

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Well, Canada, you wanted the Panthers. You got them. Only not for relocation, but for dominance as the road-weary/warrior Panthers staved off the lowly Edmonton Oilers in a 4-2 victory at Rexall Place Sunday night for their first three-game winning streak in 13 months. Three Panthers – Jimmy..." January 12

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    George Richards @GeorgeRichards

    Dmitry Kukikov back in for #FlaPanthers v #Oilers ... Appears Aleksander Barkov still out.

  • Flames trade centre Corban Knight to Panthers for Drew Shore

    The Globe and Mail "Centre Drew Shore was acquired by the Calgary Flames on Friday in a trade with the Florida Panthers in exchange for centre Corban Knight. Shore was drafted by the Panthers in the second round (44th overall) in the 2009 NHL Draft. This season the 23-year-old has 30 points in 35 games with..." January 11

  • Panthers’ Trocheck: ‘I was in the cab at 6:57 and on the ice by 7:04′

    Miami Herald "Panthers' coach Gerard Gallant knew Dmitry Kulikov was going to miss Friday's game with a case of the flu but the team's second victim came as quite a surprise. Aleksander Barkov was forced to come off the ice during warmups. The Panthers quickly called Vincent Trocheck to tell him he was..." January 10

  • ‘I try to forget Calgary,’ says Panthers’ O’Brien on facing the Flames

    Pro Hockey Talk "After getting sent down to the minors during the 2013-14 season and bought out in the summer, Shane O’Brien isn’t speaking too favorably about his time with the Calgary Flames. According to George Richards of the Miami Herald, O’Brien, who has struggled to maintain a regular spot in the NHL the..." January 10