SUNRISE, Fla. -- Out with the old and in with the new. Just days after selecting 18-year-old defenseman Aaron Ekblad with the No. 1 pick in the NHL draft, the Florida Panthers have announced they will be parting ways with one of their all-time great blueliners: 38-year-old captain Ed Jovanovski. With one year remaining on his four-year, $16.5 million contract, the Panthers have opted...
Florida Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanovski received a $5,000 fine for elbowing Columbus Blue Jackets forward Corey Tropp, the National Hockey League announced Sunday. The Panthers captain received a major penalty and a game misconduct early during the first period in Florida's 3-2 loss on Saturday night. Jovanovski and Tropp initially came together in a collision along the boards...
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Ed Jovanovski's remarkable comeback has not gone unnoticed. The Florida chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association nominated Jovanovski for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded to the NHL player who most exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. "Any time you are nominated for something, it's a great honor," Jovanovski said...
Ed Jovanovski scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist in his 1,100th career game, sparking the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Sean Bergenheim, Jesse Winchester and Nick Bjugstad also scored for Florida, which improved to 4-0-1 in its past five trips to Buffalo. Tom Gilbert set up two goals in helping the Panthers overcome a pair of one...
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January 21, 2014 | Discuss
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Doctors and athletes may one day remember Ed Jovanovski as a pioneer. Nine months after undergoing major hip surgery, the Florida Panthers captain returned to the ice. It wasn't a one-shift-and-done moment, either. The defenseman logged just under 16 minutes of ice time, filled roles on the power play and penalty kill and finished with a plus-3 rating in Florida...
The Florida Panthers have activated defenseman and captain Ed Jovanovski from injured reserve and say he'll make his season debut Saturday against Nashville. Jovanovski had hip surgery in April. Injuries kept him from 83 of Florida's last 89 games, dating to the start of last season. Jovanovski said the hip pain was so bad that lacing his own skates proved impossible. Panthers...
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January 03, 2014 | Discuss
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