Ed Jovanovski RUMORS & NEWS

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

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "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..." February 04

  • Panthers veteran Ed Jovanovski thriving on comeback trail

    Miami Herald "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..." January 23

  • Panthers captain Ed Jovanovski cleared to play, according to source

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "For the past five months Panthers veteran defenseman Ed Jovanovski has patiently participated in practices and morning skates in a courageous effort to continue his 17-year NHL career following major hip surgery last April. Finally, on Thursday following a physical practice at Saveology.com..." January 03

  • Ed Jovanovski Continues Working Way Back

    Miami Herald "The Panthers would like to continue improving their blueline with the addition of captain Ed Jovanovski although that probably isn't forthcoming. Jovanovski continues to workout with the team, but his return from major hip surgery at 37 is a slow process. Neither the Panthers nor Jovanovski are..." November 26

  • Florida Panthers captain Ed Jovanovski’s status still up in the air

    Edmonton Journal "Defenceman Ed Jovanovski knew he needed hip surgery when “my kids had to help me put on my socks because I couldn’t bend over.” The wear and tear on his hip had severely reduced the Florida Panthers rearguard’s mobility. “I couldn’t tie my skates unless I reached out. I couldn’t bend.” He will be..." November 12

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    #FlaPanthers Dale Tallon says D Ed Jovanovski (hip) saw surgeon, is pain free and ready to skate this week

  • Ed Jovanovski to Undergo Hip Surgery

    Miami Herald "Panthers captain Ed Jovanovski is scheduled to undergo season-ending hip surgery next Friday the team announced on Thursday. Jovanovski, named Florida's captain at the end of training camp, played just six games this season because of the degenerative problem. Things got so bad for..." March 28

  • Panthers’ Ed Jovanovski out indefinitely

    Miami Herald "As Panthers coach Kevin Dineen stood in a Saveology.com Iceplex hallway and discussed injuries to captain Ed Jovanovski and tough guy George Parros, the light above Dineen cut out. The shift to partial darkness seemed a metaphor for not just the Panthers’ season, but that of..." March 20

  • Florida Panthers' Ed Jovanovski enjoys the ride to the playoffs

    Miami Herald "One of Dale Tallon's first targets on July 1, the opening day of the free agency market, was a familiar name to hockey fans in South Florida. Ed Jovanovski, the five-time All-Star, came back to the Panthers after Tallon offered a four-year deal worth $16.5 million. Jovanovski, 35, wouldn't have..." March 23

  • Panthers Ellerby gets long-awaited opportunity with Jovanovski injured

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Keaton Ellerby, the spare cog in the Panthers' defense this season, received an inspirational talk from coach Kevin Dineen on Monday. The message, essentially: Keep working hard, opportunity will come. The young defenseman didn't have to wait long. Monday night, veteran Ed Jovanovski injured..." January 18

  • Florida Panthers' Ed Jovanovski sees parallels for success stories

    Miami Herald "Ed Jovanovski has been part of a surprising success story before. And not just as a rookie with the 1996 Panthers. In 2009, the Phoenix Coyotes went into the season considered to be one of, if not the, worst team in hockey. Before the season started, the team filed for bankruptcy and the league..." December 20

  • Florida Panthers' defense is as deep as ever

    Miami Herald "The Panthers' blue line is as deep as ever, with eight defensemen in camp who have NHL experience. When things settle down and the season opens, Florida is expected to keep seven of them. Of those seven, barring injury, the Panthers have a solid mix of experience, youth and those coming into..." September 22

  • Ed Jovanovski set for full-speed return

    Arizona Republic "He wouldn't open his eye. What will I see? he wondered. Will I see anything? It took a few minutes before Coyotes defenseman Ed Jovanovski opened his left eye after he collided with Atlanta Thrashers forward Patrice Cormier's helmet in a game Feb. 17 at Jobing.com Arena. He left the ice..." April 05

  • Ed Jovanovski could be cleared for contact by weekend

    Arizona Republic "Defenseman Ed Jovanovski, who was injured Feb. 17 and is recovering from orbital-bone surgery, was expected to be cleared for contact drills this weekend. "He's coming along fine," coach Dave Tippett said. "He'll get checked out by the doctors, and if things all fall into place there, he could..." March 30