Player News - Panthers

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Roberto Luongo will get the nod on Tuesday.

Luongo will try to bounce back after surrendering four goals on 28 shots against Calgary Friday night. He has a 2.73 GAA and .913 save percentage in 38 contests in 2016-17.
Feb 27 - 1:53 PM

Shawn Thornton got into three separate bouts during Sunday's game against Ottawa.

That being said he only ended up with two fighting majors. His second of the three fights was charged as Thornton getting a double minor for roughing and a misconduct. With that in mind he finished with 24 penalty minutes, bringing him to 58 in 35 contests this season.
Feb 27 - 9:44 AM

James Reimer allowed two goals on 33 shots in a 2-1 loss to Ottawa on Sunday night.

Reimer falls to 12-8-4 with a 2.46 goals against average and .919 save percentage this season. He's lost two straight since his streak of five straight wins earlier this month.
Feb 26 - 11:30 PM

Jonathan Marchessault scored the Panthers' lone goal on Sunday night in a loss to Ottawa.

The 26-year-old now has 19 goals and 37 points in 54 games this season. He has five points in nine games since being bumped to the Panthers' third line.
Feb 26 - 11:14 PM

Jame Reimer will be in goal against Ottawa on Sunday night.

It makes a bit of sense as Reimer has been the better of the two Florida goalies for the past few weeks. He will be looking to bounce back after he allowed four goals on 35 shots to Edmonton on Wednesday in his last outing.
Feb 26 - 10:48 AM

The Panthers have recalled Denis Malgin from Springfield of the AHL.

Maglin has been on fire since he was demoted to the AHL in mid-January. In 15 games, he has registered 15 points. It remains to be seen if Malgin will dress against the Senators Sunday night.
Feb 26 - 10:03 AM

Roberto Luongo played in his 964th game on Friday night.

It moved him passed Ed Belfour for fourth on the all-time list. Unfortunately, Luongo was unable to come away with a win, as he allowed four goals on 28 shots in a 4-2 loss to the Flames. Luongo now trails only Martin Brodeur (1266), Patrick Roy (1029) and Terry Sawchuk (971).
Feb 25 - 9:31 AM

Nick Bjugstad scored a goal in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Calgary Flames.

Bjugstad got things going early, as his power play marker gave the Panthers 1-0 lead just 4:54 into the game. Unfortunately for the Panthers, responded by scoring three unanswered goals and they never looked back. Bjugstad has five goals and four assists in 32 games.
Feb 25 - 9:27 AM

Roberto Luongo allowed four goals on 28 shots in Florida's 4-2 loss to Calgary on Friday.

Luongo was shelled for three goals in the first period and the Panthers were never able to recover. The loss drops the veteran's record to 16-15-6 on the season. He'll enter his next start with a 2.73 goals-against-average and a .914 save percentage.
Feb 24 - 10:59 PM

Aleksander Barkov scored a goal in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Calgary Flames.

Barkov's goal cut the Flames' lead to 3-2 at the 17:20 mark of the opening period. He's now found the back of the net in back-to-back games and in three of his last four. He has 16 goals and 21 assists in 45 games this season. Nick Bjugstad scored the other goal for the Florida.
Feb 24 - 10:52 PM

Jakub Kindl and Greg McKegg will be scratched against the Flames on Friday.

Kindl has posted four points along with 22 PIMs, 28 blocks and 37 hits in 28 games this season. McKegg meanwhile has six points and 33 hits in 31 games this season.
Feb 24 - 6:53 PM

Roberto Luongo will take on the Flames on Friday night.

Luongo has already faced the Flames once this season, allowing four goals on 28 shots in the defeat. He's 4-5-3 with 40 goals against in 13 games versus Western foes this season, posting a .900 save percentage to boot.
Feb 24 - 1:00 PM

Keith Yandle earned a pair of helpers in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to Edmonton.

Yandle now has 400 points in his career. He has accounted for six assists in the past eight games to give him 31 points on the season through 59 contests.
Feb 23 - 9:00 AM

Vincent Trocheck briefly left Wednesday's game against Edmonton with an apparent shoulder injury.

He exited the game in the second period after he attempted a hit on Oilers winger Jordan Eberle. Trocheck was back on the bench for the start of the third and he finished the match with 15:49 of ice time. It seems like he will be OK, but we will let you know if his status changes.
Feb 23 - 8:57 AM

Jussi Jokinen picked up two assists in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to Edmonton.

He had primary helpers on goals by Aleksander Barkov (power play) and Colton Sceviour. Jokinen is enjoying his most productive stretch of the season with four goals and eight points in the past eight games.
Feb 23 - 8:51 AM


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