Aaron Ekblad scored twice on the power play and Florida Panthers recorded their eighth straight win over Detroit, beating the Red Wings 3-2 on Friday night. The Panthers scored only two power-play goals in their first seven games, but they've shown vast improvement. It’s a good power play and he’s been an important part of that,” Florida coach Paul Maurice said. The Red Wings also gave up two power play goals in a 5-1 loss to New Jersey on Wednesday. The Red Wings had a power play in the final minute, but couldn't get the tying goal.
Another game, another close one for the Toronto Raptors. Fred VanVleet scored 24 points, Pascal Siakam added 23 and the Raptors rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Miami Heat 98-90 on Monday night and split their two-game trip to South Florida. Jimmy Butler scored 26 points for Miami, which got 22 points and 15 rebounds from Tyler Herro. The Raptors outscored the Heat 42-24 from 3-point range, and 27-13 on fast breaks. Heat: The Heat were trying to get Butler back into the game in the fourth, but there was no stoppage and Miami didn't have a time-out to burn.3 months ago NBC 6 South Florida
Former President Donald Trump is preparing to launch his third campaign for the White House on Tuesday, looking to move on from disappointing midterm defeats and defy history amid signs that his grip on the Republican Party is waning. Just one president in U.S. history has been elected to two nonconsecutive terms: Grover Cleveland in 1884 and 1892. Trump has tried to blame Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell for the GOP’s performance — and McConnell allies have criticized Rick Scott, the Florida senator who heads the Senate Republicans’ campaign committee. 3 House Republican, Rep. Elise Stefanik, others were already moving on. Asked whether she would endorse Trump in 2024, Republican Sen. Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming told reporters Monday: “I don’t think that’s the right question.2 months ago NBC 6 South Florida
Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and the streaking Chicago Blackhawks withstood Florida’s late push to beat the Panthers 4-2 on Tuesday night. Taylor Raddysh, Philipp Kurashev and Jonathan Toews also scored in the Blackhawks' fourth straight victory after dropping their first two games of the season. Chicago overcame two-goal deficits in its previous three wins, but had to hold on against the Panthers in the final 10 minutes. It was the fifth power-play goal in six games for Chicago, which had only 47 in 82 games last season. “What we want to do.”Kurashev scored from the slot with 4:02 left after maneuvering by Florida defenseman Gustav Forsling, who was hobbling after blocking a shot seconds earlier.3 months ago NBC 6 South Florida
A three-game winning streak has been all but forgotten after a three-game losing streak that saw the Fins end each game with a different quarterback than it started with. Now, the Dolphins hope to turn their season around against a longtime rival eager to start a winning streak of their own. Speaking of winning streaks, the Miami Hurricanes hope to start one after holding on for victory last week on the road. Get the NBC 6 South Florida app for iOS or Android and pick your alerts. The UCF Knights are also on the road at East Carolina while the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats are on the road at Mississippi Valley State.3 months ago NBC 6 South Florida
With more than 85% of the vote in, DeSantis had a massive lead over Crist and was the projected winner, NBC News reported. In a short concession speech, Crist congratulated DeSantis and thanked supporters, saying his political career has been an “absolute blessing." "And Governor DeSantis, to you and your family, I wish you only the best. Though DeSantis shrugs off talk of 2024, Crist made DeSantis' possible future a focus of the candidates' only debate last month. Crist, 66, first won the governor's race in 2006, as a Republican, but chose to not run for a second term in 2010.2 months ago NBC 6 South Florida
Buffalo Bills honor team's medical staff that saved Damar Hamlin's life originally appeared on NBC Sports ChicagoNot all heroes wear helmets and jerseys. The Buffalo Bills may have received a hero's welcome when they returned to the field Sunday for the first time since Damar Hamlin collapsed on Monday. But one of the loudest pregame ovations was for the heroes who helped save Hamlin's life: the Bills' medical and athletic training staff. The @BuffaloBills honored the medical and athletic training staff members who helped save @HamlinIsland's life. 🙌 pic.twitter.com/BKQONV7BJ0 — NFL (@NFL) January 8, 2023Our amazing medical and athletic training staff members were recognized pregame.20 days ago NBC 6 South Florida
The Miami Dolphins entered Sunday's game in control of a potential playoff berth for the first time since the 2016 season. 7 spot in the AFC playoff standings entering the final week of the regular season. Bridgewater would leave the game with a finger injury on his right hand and be replaced by Skylar Thompson. The Dolphins now enter the final week of the regular season on the outside of the AFC playoff picture. Miami needs a win in the regular season finale next weekend against the New York Jets at home and a loss by the Patriots next week at the Buffalo Bills.27 days ago NBC 6 South Florida