Game-by-game recap of the Panthers en route to the Stanley Cup Final

The Panthers entered the playoffs as the second wildcard in the Eastern Conference playoffs, but beat the Presidents’ Trophy winners Boston Bruins in seven games in the first round, the Toronto Maple Leafs in five games in the second round and swept Carolina. Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference Finals. Here’s a look at the Panthers’ … Read more

Golden Knights look to ‘get over the hump’ in Game 6 against Stars

LAS VEGAS — The Vegas Golden Knights have made the third round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs four times in six seasons since joining the NHL as an expansion team. It’s incredible. But here’s the thing: After making the Stanley Cup Final in their inaugural 2017-18 season, they failed to make the Cup Final the … Read more

Lucic ‘still loves the game’, wants to play in NHL next season

TAMPERE, Finland — Milan Lucic has already thought a lot about his future. But the 34-year-old forward, who can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, wouldn’t discuss it after winning gold with Canada at the 2023 IIHF World Championship on Sunday. “I talked about it a few days ago,” Lucic said. “I’m going … Read more

Tkachuk, Barkley laugh, talk NBA Panthers playoffs on TNT

Tkachuk, this is Chuck. Basketball Hall of Famer and NBA analyst on TNT Charles Barkley sang the praises of the Florida Panthers forward Matthew Tkachuk throughout its searing 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs. On Saturday, the duo finally had a little one-on-one time. Tkachuk sat down with the NBA team on TNT – Barkley, veteran host … Read more

Stars avoid elimination again, beat Golden Knights in Game 5

LAS VEGAS — Ty Dellandrea scored twice in the third period for the Dallas Stars, who again avoided elimination with a 4-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals at T -Mobile Arena Saturday. It was the first NHL multi-goal game for Dellandrea, who has been healthy in … Read more

‘Quest for the Stanley Cup’ sees history written in conference final

It’s an up-close look at NHL history in the third episode of “Quest For The Stanley Cup.” For the first time, the first two games of each Conference Finals go to overtime and the backstage show is here to record the pivotal moments of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Florida Panthers and Carolina Hurricanes, … Read more

The stars are confident they can make a historic comeback in the Western Finals

DALLAS– Joe Pavelsky had a wry smile on his face when asked to come back from a 3-0 deficit to win a best-of-7 Stanley Cup Playoff series, after experiencing the frustrating end of that scenario ago almost 10 years. “They’re no fun when you’re on the other side,” said the forward, who played for the … Read more

Panthers touch Prince of Wales Trophy after Game 4 win

The Florida Panthers stayed true to recent tradition and touched the Prince of Wales Trophy. NHL Senior Executive Vice President, Marketing and Chief Brand Officer Brian Jennings presented the Panthers captain with the trophy Alexander Barkov following a 4-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals at FLA Live … Read more

Panthers make it to Cup final prove they’re ‘the team of destiny’, says Bowman

Scotty Bowman watched the Florida Panthers with wide eyes, like the rest of the hockey world, and the winningest coach in NHL history thinks he could have a grip on their stunning run to the top. Stanley Cup final. “It’s a team of fate,” Bowman said Thursday. “To have been on the verge of elimination … Read more

Hurricanes seek opinion on Williams down 3-0 to Panthers in Eastern Final

SUNRISE, Fla. — Justin Williams is an advisor to the Carolina Hurricanes, so when some of his former teammates texted him asking how they could get back to the Eastern Conference Finals against the Florida Panthers, he did his job. . Only four teams in NHL history have overcome the 3-0 deficit Carolina faces in … Read more