Ups & Downs is a feature that looks at the individual performances of your Panthers over the past week.
2011-12 Florida Panthers
21-13-8 (50 points), 1st in NHL Southeast Division
Goals For: 109 (18th of 30), Goals Against: 116 (14th of 30)
Biggest Gain: Marcel Goc
Lord Dracula has returned, and has bought offense with him. After missing a month in a half (last game was against Dallas on November 15), Goc scored in every game this week with four points (2G/2A), helping his shooting percentage jump from 8.0% to 12.9%.
Biggest Loss: Tomas Fleischmann
Second time I listed Fleischmann on the biggest losses since premiering Ups & Downs with him as the biggest gain. Flash played 53 minutes, scored zero points, and went minus-three. He continues to lead the team in shots on goal (111), but only had four this week.
|A .940 weekly save percentage (67 shots against) on 123 minutes on the ice. Nice rebound from last week.|
|An alright game against the Devils, allowed three goals on 27 shots before injuring his knee.
|Knee - Out approximately two weeks
|Brian Campbell||Two assists for Campbell in 60 minutes on the ice.
|Jason Garrison||Three blocked shots and four hits this week. Garrison has recorded a hit in 16 consecutive games, dating back to December 5th. He has a total of 34 during the streak.|
|Erik Gudbranson||Nine hits this week for Guds, who also had four blocked shots. He ended the week with a minus-one, which was against Vancouver.|
|Ed Jovanovski||Minus-two week for Jovocop with four hits and five blocked shots.|
||Scored his fourth of the season, the game-tying goal against Vancouver, along with four hits and three blocked shots.
||Three hits (one in each game) and six blocked shots (two in each game). Also got signed to an extension.|
|Scored a goal(!) and spent zero minutes in the penalty box. Who is this guy?|
|Sean Bergenheim||Lower-body injury|
|Matt Bradley||Delivered 16(!) hits which extended his streak to 14 consecutive games for a total of 57 during the streak (87 on the season).|
|Tomas Fleischmann||See "Biggest losses."|
|Marcel Goc||See "Biggest gains."|
|Tomas Kopecky||Two assists for Kopecky who played 54 minutes during the week.|
|John Madden||Two games and 29 minutes for Madden. No points yet.|
|Shawn Matthias||One point for Danger, but also a minus-two. With the return of players from injuries, it will be interesting to see where he plays.|
|Scored an assist in New Jersey and had three hits in just 27 minutes.|
|The return of Samuelsson marked the return of his offensive touch as he scored three points (1G/2A). Also had five hits, three against his former team.
|Mike Santorelli||Scored a goal and saw an increase in ice time with 35 minutes of play.|
|Jack Skille||Separated shoulder|
|Marco Sturm||Upper-body injury|
|Scottie Upshall||Upper-body injury|
|Kris Versteeg||Slow week for Versteeg, who had an assist and a minus-three. His defense did pick up with four hits and three blocked shots though.|
|Stephen Weiss||Tough week for Weiss, who scored zero points and went minus-four on 55 minutes of ice time.|