Former Gopher Nick Bjugstad tallied the game winner in Florida's 2-1 win over Montreal on Sunday night, notching his sixth goal and 13th point of the season with the tally.
Bjugstad and the Panthers are on a three-game winning streak and face off against Phil Kessel and the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday.
Wheeler Nets Two on Saturday
Former Gopher Blake Wheeler had two very Blake Wheeler-esque goals for Winnipeg on Saturday in a 6-4 loss to Alex Goligoski and the Dallas Stars. We'll just cut to the chase and show you both...
Wheeler now has four goals in the last two games for Winnipeg.
*Nate Schmidt was sent to the Hershey Bears (AHL) by the Washington Capitals on Monday. In 28 games with the Capitals this season, Schmidt had six points (two goals, four assists).
*After a short stint with the Iowa Wild (AHL), Erik Haula was re-called by the Minnesota Wild over the weekend.