Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
Florida Panthers Facebook Florida Panthers Twitter Florida Panthers Google+ Florida Panthers Pintrest Florida Panthers Instagram Florida Panthers
By The Numbers

By The Numbers: Penguins 4, Panthers 3 (SO)

Tuesday, 03.10.2009 / 10:48 PM / By The Numbers
Florida Panthers
X
Share with your Friends


By The Numbers: Penguins 4, Panthers 3 (SO)
Panthers By The Numbers takes a closer look at some of the
interesting stats that you may or may have not known about.

  Penguins 4, Panthers 3 (SO)
 
100 – Evgeni Malkin took one shot on goal in the first period. And apparently that's all he needed. That, was the only goal of the period for either team. With Cats defenseman Keith Ballard draped all over him while standing in the slot, Malkin took the pass from Sidney Crosby and backhanded the puck into the top corner of the net over Tomas Vokoun’s left shoulder. A goal only the best can make, Malkin scored his 30th of the season with 1:29 left in the first period.

4 – The Panthers and Pens picked up their physical play from Thursday night as the teams combined for 21 hits in the opening period of play. Leading the way for the Panthers was Ballard with four hits. That total was two more than any other skater.

5 – Welcome back Nick Boynton. After sitting out the last five games, Boynton made his return a good one with his fifth of the season when his shot beat Marc-Andre Fleury 4:37 into the second period. It was his first goal in the last 30 games (December 14th vs Vancouver).

19 – After recording new career highs in goals (24) and points (42) thanks to a three goal, assist night against the Blues on Saturday, David Booth set a new high in assists. Registering the second assist on Boynton’s second period goal, Booth now has 19 helpers on the season.

7 – The Cats got a 2-1 lead thanks to a goal from the fourth line. A Boynton shot from the point hit Fleury and found Kreps just to the right of the net where the center put in the rebound for his third goal of the season, 11:12 into the second. It was his second goal in the last seven games.

4 (part II) – A big goal at the time for the Panthers came off some luck. Crashing to the net, Ballard redirected a cross-crease pass from Ville Peltonen off his knee and into the back of the net for his sixth of the season with 1:10 left in the second. The goal gave Florida a 3-1 lead after two periods. Along with his assist on Boynton’s goal earlier in the period, it was Ballard’s third and fourth point (goal, 3 assists) in three games against the Penguins this season.

400 – Bill Guerin hit another career milestone against the Panthers this season. After registering the 800th point of his career last Thursday, Guerin reached the 400 assist mark on Tuesday. Throwing the puck at the net on the rush, his shot was deflected in by Crosby with 5:29 gone in the third period, tying the score at three. Crosby has a three-game goal streak.

1 – It was the 60th meeting between the two clubs during the regular season since 1993, but it was just the first time they have gone to a shootout. The clubs have met 15 times since the shootout was introduced during the 2005-06 season. Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang scored to give the Pens the 4-3 victory.

3 – It was a rare lapse for the Panthers this season as the shootout loss was just the third time they have lost when leading after two periods of play. The Cats have gone into the third, leading 27 games this season and are now 24-1-2. Florida had the sixth best record when leading heading into the final period of play behind Colorado, New Jersey, Edmonton, Anaheim and Atlanta.

0 – It was a great day for the penalty kill units and not so great for the power play. The Panthers and Penguins combined to kill off all seven man advantage opportunities with the Florida units especially busy with five Pittsburgh power play chances. Pittsburgh had 13 shots on their attempts while Florida finished with three.

47 – The Penguins held a distinct advantage in the shot count and if it weren’t for Vokoun, the Panthers wouldn’t have gotten a point in the contest. Pittsburgh outshot Florida 50-21 as Vokoun stood on his head in making 47 stops. It was the third time this season he’s had to make at least 47 stops. The other two times were Panthers wins (47 out of 50 against San Jose and 49 out of 51 against Tampa Bay).

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 61 40 16 5 167 135 85
2 NYR 60 38 16 6 190 148 82
3 NYI 62 40 20 2 200 173 82
4 TBL 62 37 19 6 203 167 80
5 DET 60 34 15 11 176 156 79
6 PIT 61 35 17 9 176 152 79
7 WSH 62 33 19 10 184 156 76
8 BOS 60 29 22 9 158 158 67
9 FLA 61 26 22 13 145 172 65
10 PHI 62 26 25 11 164 181 63
11 OTT 59 26 23 10 167 161 62
12 NJD 61 25 27 9 137 161 59
13 CBJ 60 26 30 4 157 189 56
14 TOR 61 25 31 5 170 185 55
15 CAR 59 22 30 7 134 159 51
16 BUF 62 19 38 5 120 207 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
N. Bjugstad 61 21 15 -9 36
J. Huberdeau 58 9 24 4 33
A. Ekblad 61 9 23 6 32
J. Jokinen 60 6 25 -3 31
B. Boyes 59 10 18 6 28
J. Hayes 52 17 10 -5 27
A. Barkov 50 9 12 -4 21
T. Fleischmann 52 7 14 12 21
B. Campbell 61 3 17 1 20
D. Bolland 37 3 13 2 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 22 16 11 .921 2.38
A. Montoya 4 6 2 .893 2.98
 
FloridaPanthers.com is the official Web site of the Florida Panthers. Florida Panthers and floridapanthers.com are trademarks of the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, Ltd. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2015 Florida Panthers Hockey Club, Ltd and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.