SUNRISE–The Florida Panthers hoped to win their third straight game at home following road wins in New Jersey and Brooklyn, but came up well short in a 5-2 loss to the New York Islanders Friday night at BB&T Center.
John Taveras scored an empty net goal to complete his sixth career hat trick as the Isles evened the score for Wednesday night’s win by the Cats over New York at the Barclay’s Center.
Highlights and painful details of the game from nhl.com can be seen at this link…
Jagr assist is career point 1894
Jaromir Jagr had an assist on Vincent’s Trocheck’s goal to trim an early Islanders lead to a 2-1 defecit. It was jagr’s 1894th carer poitn and assist 19 on the season and 1138 for his career.
The Panthers host the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight before embarking on a four-game road trip to the Great North of Calgary and Edmonton, then Vancouver and Arizona. Tickets for Panthers games can be secured through panthers.nhl.com.
The Legend Continues….