Florida Panthers

Matt Grzelcyk and Brad Marchand celebrate
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Scott McLaughlin
March 08, 2019 - 8:43 am
The Bruins extended their point streak to 18 games with an incredible comeback win over the Florida Panthers Thursday night at TD Garden. Boston came back from 2-0 down to tie the game, but then fell behind again with 9:05 left in the game. Incredibly, Matt Grzelcyk scored with 37 seconds left to...
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Shawn Thornton is joining the Panthers’ front office. (Anne-Marie Sorvin/USA Today Sports)
June 01, 2017 - 12:15 pm
Like so many other retirees, former Bruin enforcer Shawn Thornton will be spending more time in Florida. Thornton, however, is not going into full retirement mode, as he was named the Panthers’ vice president of business operations. “It’s a humbling day for me and I’m excited to begin the next...
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Shawn Thornton
July 13, 2015 - 8:51 am
Former Bruin and current Panthers forward Shawn Thornton joined Middays with MFBÂ on Monday from the Red Sox Foundation charity golf tournament at Belmont Country Club to discuss his time with the B's and his opinion on the NHL 's new rules on fighting. To hear the interview, go to the MFBÂ audio...
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Mike Petraglia
April 01, 2015 - 6:15 am
The Bruins have been as streaky as Milan Lucic . A five-game win streak was followed by six straight losses. It's only appropriate the Bruins ended March with their third straight win, a key victory, spurred on by one of their better players in the month as the left winger provided the game-winning...
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Mike Petraglia
April 01, 2015 - 5:25 am
To Tuukka Rask , the glass Tuesday night was half full. He and his teammates sleepwalked through the second period as they have in many underachieving games this season and fell behind a desperate Panthers team smelling the chance to get back in the hunt for the final wild card spot in the East...
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Mike Petraglia
November 04, 2014 - 8:52 pm
No one on the Bruins gets quite as excited about facing Roberto Luongo as Brad Marchand . Marchand was the player who scored five goals against Vancouver in the 2011 Stanley Cup finals, four of which came against Luongo and the final one game on an empty net in Game 7 after he and the Bruins chased...
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Mike Petraglia
November 04, 2014 - 7:32 pm
If ever Shawn Thornton wanted a reminder of what he meant to Bruins fans over the last seven years, he got it in a 45-second tribute in the first period Tuesday night at TD Garden. As they did with the return of Johnny Boychuk two weeks earlier, the Bruins gave a video tribute on the large monitors...
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Mike Petraglia
March 04, 2014 - 6:59 pm
Tim Thomas couldn't resist. The opportunity to make a joke about the goaltender who was the butt of all Boston jokes in 2011 fell right in his lap when Roberto Luongo was traded from Vancouver to Florida on Tuesday, hours before the Wednesday 3 p.m. ET trade deadline. "I did have one good line that...
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Mike Petraglia
March 14, 2013 - 6:50 pm
Tuukka Rask stopped 29-of-30 shots and was voted the No. 1 star of Thursday's 4-1 over the Panthers at TD Garden. But Rask was hardly impressed with Boston's 18th win of the season, especially when the Bruins allowed a short-handed goal in the second period and were fighting for their lives with...
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Mike Petraglia
March 14, 2013 - 5:26 pm
Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron scored in the first period and Tuukka Rask stopped 29-of-30 shots as the Bruins beat the Florida Panthers , 4-1, Thursday night at TD Garden. It was another milestone night at the Garden, this time for the Bruins. With the win, Claude Julien surpassed Milt Schmidt...
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