Panthers' Divisionally Speaking for Thursday

 

Southeast_division_puck_medium

 


Southeast Standings

GP W L OTL PT
Washington 52 33 15 4 70
Florida 50 24 18 8 56
Carolina 52 25 22 5 55
Tampa Bay 52 17 24 11 45
Atlanta 52 18 29 5 41

(updated 2.5.2009 at 12:30 PM EST)



A quiet night on Wednesday, with only one Southeast club in play, but oh what consequences it would have on the conference.
  • Evgeny Malkin's three points (2g, 1a) led the host Penguins over Tampa Bay 4-3 in overtime. What does this mean to the Cats? Pittsburgh gains a colossally valuable two points to pull even with Carolina, both one point behind eighth-place Florida in the East. Thanks a bundle, Geno.

Alas, there's more chilling news from within the conference.

  • Thomas Vanek's natural hat trick led Buffalo in a pasting of the visiting Maple Leafs 5-0. Ryan Miller had the shutout for the Sabres. Buffalo regains their three-point lead over the Panthers.

And a glimmer of hope?

  • Host Philadelphia gave the Broons all the room they needed, handing Boston a 3-1 win. The Flyers hold tenuously to the sixth spot with 61 points, five ahead of the Cats.

TONIGHT

Aside from Florida, two other division rivals take to the ice this evening.

  • Los Angeles @ Washington, 7p. Blah, blah, blah.
  • Carolina @ San Jose, 10:30p. Only 22-points separate these teams. Should be a nail-biter. Go Sharks.
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Litter Box Cats

You must be a member of Litter Box Cats to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Litter Box Cats. You should read them.

Join Litter Box Cats

You must be a member of Litter Box Cats to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Litter Box Cats. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker