Panthers storm back with Game 3 overtime winner to avoid trailing 3-0 in Stanley Cup Finals

Matthew Tkachuk is the star the Florida Panthers needed

Ryan S. Clark, NHL reporterJun 8, 2023, 07:55 AM ET Close Ryan S. Clark is an NHL reporter for ESPN. Could Matthew Tkachuk become the biggest hockey star to ever come through South Florida? And in some ways, is he already there? Perhaps asking such a question is premature. Even a bit hyperbolic, or at

Matthew Tkachuk’s confidence not waning with Panthers down 2-0

LAS VEGAS — Down 2-0 in the Stanley Cup Final, Florida Panthers star forward Matthew Tkachuk hasn’t lost his confidence. Instead, he’s doubling down. “(The Vegas Golden Knights) are halfway there and hopefully they’re thinking about that a little bit when they’re coming back to Florida,” Tkachuk said following his team’s 7-2 loss in Game

Panthers’ Cup Final run shocking? These factors predicted it

Kristen Shilton, ESPN NHL reporterMay 30, 2023, 07:00 AM ET Close Kristen Shilton is a national NHL reporter for ESPN. Like 1990s moviegoers finding out Bruce Willis’ character really was dead all along, the Florida Panthers‘ dominant run to the Stanley Cup Final has taken us all by surprise. But what else do both of

Tkachuk-led Panthers sweep Canes to reach Stanley Cup Final

Kristen Shilton, ESPN NHL reporterMay 24, 2023, 11:02 PM ET Close Kristen Shilton is a national NHL reporter for ESPN. SUNRISE, Florida — Matthew Tkachuk‘s third game-winning goal of this postseason came with just 4.9 seconds left and delivered the eighth-seeded Florida Panthers to their first Stanley Cup Final in 27 years. With their 4-3

Panthers fans nearly blow roof off arena after Matthew Tkachuk sends team to Stanley Cup Final

The final push for the Panthers

7:00 AM ET Tim Close Tim Kavanagh is a senior NHL editor for ESPN. He’s a native of upstate New York. Entering the final week of the regular season, three teams are vying for two wild-card spots in the Eastern Conference. Heading into tonight’s 10-game slate, the Florida Panthers have the slightest of edges

NFL draft 2023 live updates: Carolina Panthers select Bryce Young with No. 1 pick

It took a while for the wide receiver position to become a focal point but once it did, the floodgates opened up. For the first time ever, four straight teams selected wideouts in the first round, starting with the Seattle Seahawks with Ohio State’s Jaxon Smith-Njigba at No. 20. The L.A. Chargers grabbed TCU’s Quentin