Ups & Downs is a feature that looks at the individual performances of your Panthers over the past week.
2011-12 Florida Panthers
24-16-11 (59 points), 1st in Southeast Division, 3rd in Eastern Conference, 14th in League
Goals For: 131 (22nd of 30), Goals Against: 145 (14th of 30)
Biggest Gain: Mikael Samuelsson
Samuelsson scored a point in all three games this week, and currently has a four game point streak. With three goals off 11 shots, Samuelsson's shooting percentage went from 5.9 last week to 11.1%. He also helped the powerplay with two points (goal and assist) working on the point with Brian Campbell.
Biggest Loss: Erik Gudbranson
Gudbranson scored zero points and went minus-four during the week, dropping his plus/minus to a team worst -15. With 52 minutes of ice time, Gudbranson scored zero points and had only four hits and blocked shots.
|Started all three games, allowing eight goals on 81 shots (.901 save percentage).
|Made his NHL debut and now "leads" the Panthers in save percentage and goals against average.
|Injured Reserve as of Jan 8, 2012 (Knee)|
|Day-to-Day as of Feb 1, 2012 (Knee)|
|Brian Campbell||Campbell saw his three game powerplay assist streak end against Tampa, but the Panthers All-Star still hasn't been playing like he was. Ending the week with a minus-three while playing the most minutes than any Panther skater.|
|Keaton Ellerby||With 51 minutes Ellerby did alright, scoring zero points but recording seven blocked shots and hits. He also went plus-one.
|Jason Garrison||An assist and a plus-one week for Garrison. He also had nine hits and ten blocked shots.
|Erik Gudbranson||See "Biggest loss"|
|Ed Jovanovski||Injured Reserve as of Jan 17, 2012 (Broken hand - Out approximately two months)
||Injured Reserve as of Jan 22, 2012 (Knee surgery - Out 6-8 weeks)
|Tyson Strachan||The Melfort, Saskatchewan native scored two points (both assists) and went plus-one in his 41 minutes.|
||Tied his total from last season and career high for assists against Tampa while going plus-two. He also took the team lead in blocked shots with six this week (89 this season).
|The Panthers leader in penalties in minutes scored zero points and fought Chris Thorburn.|
|Sean Bergenheim||Scored in every game this week and is only six goals away from tying a career high (15 in 08-09).|
|Matt Bradley||Matt Bradley's stat line for the week: 29 minutes, 0 points, neutral plus/minus, seven hits, zero penalties, one shot on goal.|
|Tomas Fleischmann||Three points for Fleischmann (1G/2A) including a powerplay assist. Also had a minus-three.|
|Marcel Goc||Goc is on pace to break his 09-10 point totals (30 points) scoring two assists and going plus-three.
|Tomas Kopecky||Kopecky matched his 09-10 point total with 21 points with an assist this week against Washington.
|John Madden||Still pointless in ten games with the Panthers.
|Shawn Matthias||Scored an empty net goal and went plus-one.
|See "Biggest gain"|
|Mike Santorelli||Two hits and six shots on goal this week.|
|Jack Skille||Injured Reserve as of Jan 24, 2012 (Shoulder)|
|Marco Sturm||Injured Reserve as of Feb 3, 2012 (Concussion-like symptoms)|
|Scottie Upshall||Injured Reserve as of Feb 1, 2012 (Sports hernia surgery)
|Kris Versteeg||Versteeg has a four game point streak going, and he added on to it this week with a goal and assist (missed a game with the flu). Like Fleischman, he went minus-three.|
|Stephen Weiss||Scored the game winning goal against Washington and went minus-two.|