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A goal by David Booth lifted Florida to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Thrashers Thursday, but the victory failed to get the Panthers into the NHL playoffs. Florida was eliminated from playoff contention when the New York Rangers beat Philadelphia 2-1 and Montreal gained a point in a 5-4 overtime loss to
Jeff Carter scored early in the third period Tuesday, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers. Joffrey Lupul scored the other goal for the Flyers, who earned their third trip to the post-season in the last four seasons.
David Booth's power-play goal with 12 seconds left in the second period turned out to be the game-winner for Florida Sunday in a 4-2 triumph over Pittsburgh. Booth was assisted by Jay Bouwmeester and Cory Stillman on a goal that sent the Panthers ahead 3-1. Ville Peltonen tacked on another goal in the
Ray Whitney scored 1:36 into overtime Monday to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers. Joni Pitkanen passed from the right point to the left circle, where Whitney made the winning goal. Tuomo Ruutu and Patrick Eaves each scored and Cam Ward made 37 saves for the Hurricanes, who have won four straight games. Carolina has 87 points and is fifth in the NHL Eastern Conference, one ahead of Pittsburgh and three behind Philadelphia. Cory Stillman had a goal and an...
Raffi Torres scored twice in a three-goal third period Saturday, leading the Columbus Blue Jackets' 3-1 win over the Florida Panthers. Until their outburst, Columbus was on the verge of being Tomas Vokoun's seventh shutout victim this season, but Torres broke up the shutout bid with his ninth goal at 17:14 of the third.
Stephen Weiss had a goal and an assist Thursday night, helping the Florida Panthers halt a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over Toronto. Ville Peltonen and Richard Zednik also scored for the Panthers and Tomas Vokoun made 37 saves. Florida swept the four-game season series from the Maple Leafs. Florida reached 80 points for the season and is just one point out of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
The Buffalo Sabres, led by Jaroslav Spacek's one goal and one assist Thursday night, recorded a 3-1 victory against the Florida Panthers. Spacek's eighth goal this season staked Buffalo to a 1-0 advantage at 3:04 of the first period, and the assist came on Daniel Paille's goal at 17:05 of the first. Thomas Vanek's 34th (power play) capped the scoring. Patrick Lalime was credited with 30 saves on 31 shots for the Sabres, who have split their last four contests.
David Booth's second NHL career hat trick Saturday night helped boost the Florida Panthers to a 5-3 win over the St.
Tomas Vokoun turned aside all 41 shots he faced Saturday night when the Florida Panthers skated to a 2-0 win over the slumping Boston Bruins. Radek Dvorak provided the offense by scoring his ninth and 10th goals this season five minutes apart in the third period.
Tomas Vokoun made 36 saves to post his fifth shutout of the season Tuesday, a 4-0 Florida victory over New Jersey. Stephen Weiss and Richard Zednik each had a goal and an assist for the Panthers, who have won four of their last five games.
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