It may be early in the NHL campaign, but the Florida Panthers and Washington Capitals are in a hurry to find the consistency needed to string wins together and move up in the standings. When the teams collide Saturday at CapitalOne Arena, both will be playing the second game of back-to-back sets, with
Steven Stamkos is back. Stamkos set up the go-ahead goal in his return from a right knee injury and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 5-3 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. ''I was looking forward to this game for a while,'' Stamkos said.
Pirri secured a contract from the Golden Knights on Wednesday, Steve Carp of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. Pirri was also placed on waivers Wednesday, per James Mirtle of The Athletic Toronto. Whether the center reports to Vegas or AHL Chicago will likely be determined by the health of Vadim