Post Tagged with: "Kris Versteeg"

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NHL Playoffs Predictions: Who Will Prevail in the East’s First Round?

There’s a certain Christmas tune that comes on the radio at just about every turn that describes the time of year that the NHL is embarking on: “It’s the most […]

by · April 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Previews and Predictions
O2K client Jason Garrison leads all NHL defensemen in powerplay goals this season (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

Florida Panthers Countering the Experts

It’s not hard to understand why the Florida Panthers are being considered underdogs in their first playoff series since 2000.  They’ve won just twice in their final 10 games.  They […]

by · April 8, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers, New Jersey Devils
Andrew Shaw Redux: Blackhawks Rookie Emulating A Former Blackhawk Standout

Andrew Shaw Redux: Blackhawks Rookie Emulating A Former Blackhawk Standout

Just a couple of days ago I posted an article on the Chicago Blackhawks rookie Andrew Shaw and how after being given a second chance at the NHL level he […]

by · March 21, 2012 · 1 comment · Chicago Blackhawks
Wojtek Wolski acquired by Florida Panthers (Photo:  Andy Martin Jr)

Panthers Peaking At The Right Time

On Sunday, I commented on how an upcoming 4 game homestand would be crucial for the Panthers trying to play their first playoff game since April of 2000.  Now 3 […]

by · March 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers, Uncategorized
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Panthers Save Their Season… Again

Hockey is a funny thing.  For the 6th time in the last 8 games, the Florida Panthers found themselves in a 2-0 hole.  This time, the opponent was the Ottawa […]

by · March 5, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers
Kris Versteeg (Jerome Davis/Icon SMI)

Panthers Without Leading Scorer On Canadian Road Trip

As the Panthers plane took off for an important 2-game Canadian road trip, one vital piece was missing; leading scorer Kris Versteeg.  Florida plays in Toronto tonight and the Leafs […]

by · February 28, 2012 · 1 comment · Florida Panthers, Injury Report
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Panthers Lay Low On Deadline Day; Are the Pieces Already In Place?

The Florida Panthers were quiet on Deadline Day, having made their moves in the days prior.  General Manager Dale Tallon added Jerred Smithson from the Predators and Wojtek Wolski from […]

by · February 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Flyers Acquire Pavel Kubina, Could Rick Nash be Next?

After a brutal third period in a 6-4 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Philadelphia Flyers acquired defenseman Pavel Kubina from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for forward Jon […]

Elliott was the Blues' biggest surprise two seasons ago (Icon SMI)

Midseason NHL Awards

The NHL just passed its midway point, and a number of candidates have emerged for each of the major NHL awards. It should be an interesting second half, as teams […]

by · January 20, 2012 · 2 comments · News/Commentary
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For Your Consideration: 10 Players Not Generating MVP Buzz That Should Be

Each year the Hart Memorial Trophy is awarded to the player deemed most valuable to his team, and each year we begin speculation on who that might be around the […]

by · January 19, 2012 · 7 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
Which Florida Panthers Should Make the All-Star Game?

Which Florida Panthers Should Make the All-Star Game?

Not surprisingly, the NHL All-Star Fan Balloting turned into a popularity contest. With the Ottawa Senators hosting this year’s All-Star game, the hometown team’s fans wanted to see their own […]

by · January 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · All-Star Weekend, Florida Panthers
Versteeg Goal

Panthers mid-season check

Versteeg Goal Here we are 41 games into the season, with 41 games to go. This time last year, I was writing about a team that was in last place […]

by · January 8, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers