Panthers set franchise record with seven first-period goals in win over Canadiens

Getty Images

The Florida Panthers had an offending surge in Thursday’s 9-5 win over the Montreal Canadiens. The group set a brand-new franchise record with a massive 7 objectives in the very first duration. Florida’s previous record for objectives in a duration began April 5, 2000 when they scored 6 times versus the Boston Bruins in the 2nd duration of that contest. 

The Panthers had 6 various objective scorers in the opening duration, however were paced by forward Carter Verhaeghe. The groups exchanged objectives throughout the opening duration till the Panthers took a 4-3 lead, thanks to an objective from defenseman Aaron Ekblad and never ever recalled after that.

Between the 2 groups, 7 objectives were scored in the very first 10 minutes of the video game.

Florida likewise ended up being simply the 4th various group in NHL history to tape-record a seven-goal opening duration. The Panthers signed up with the Canadiens (8 objectives on March 8, 1922 and March 10, 1951), Montreal Maroons (7 objectives on Jan. 11, 1938) and the Hartford Whalers (7 objectives on Oct. 19, 1985) as the only groups to achieve the accomplishment.

In addition, there were just 2 other video games in NHL history in which groups integrated to score 10 objectives in an opening duration. It took place on Oct. 26, 1982 in between the Buffalo Sabres and Canadiens and on Jan. 16, 1987 in a contest in between the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks. 

When it was all stated and done, the Panthers and Canadiens produced 14 combined objectives, which were netted by 12 various objective scorers. Panthers star winger Matthew Tkachuk blazed a trail with an objective and 3 helps while Ekblad and Verhaeghe each included 2 objectives each to rate the offending effort.

With his three-assist efficiency, Tkachuk likewise ended up being simply the 3rd gamer in Panthers history to tape-record 60 helps in a single season on a night where his group made a lots of history.

Newcastle related to UCL quarterfinalist with 16 objective contributions this season

Previous article

2023 World Baseball Classic: Schedule, television channel, WBC ratings with Team U.S.A. vs. Venezuela on Saturday

Next article

You may also like

More in Hockey


Leave a reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.