The Panthers haven't played the Ducks in over a year, and haven't hosted the team since February 1st of 2010. This will be Teemu Selanne's last trip into Sunrise as a player. The Panthers hope to avoid their first three game pointless streak of this season, and remain relevant as a legitimate threat to win the Southeast division and finally return to Lord Stanley's Playoff Tournament. The Ducks look to continue their late season surge and climb the standings enough to continue the season past April.
Ducks winger Niklas Hagman played 263 games over four seasons with the Panthers. He scored 30 goals with 50 assists, a minus-27 rating and 52 penalty minutes.
Games: Stephen Weiss moves into a tie tonight with Radek Dvorak as the all-time leader in Panthers games played, with 613.
Goals: Shawn Matthias is tied in 45th with Mike Van Ryn, with 25 goals. Mike Santorelli is tied with Gary Roberts and Mike Hough in 42nd, with 27 goals, one more will move him into a tie for 41st with Brian McCabe.
Assists: With two more assists, Brian Campbell will move into the franchise top 50, with 39, Tying Jaroslav Spacek.
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