May 26, 2022

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NHL: Relief for Panthers players for winning …

NHL: Relief for Panthers players for winning ...

Jonathan Huberdo and Alexander Barkov have not experienced all the drought of the Florida Panthers, who have not reached the second round of the playoffs since 1996, but there has been relief in both forwards.

Following Carter Verghese’s liberation goal in overtime to give the Panthers victory in Game 6 against the Washington Capitals.Although this victory was only one step towards the ultimate goal, the two players carefully observed that this victory was important.

“It’s a weight off our shoulders. We lost last year and this year we have to win. It happened today. It can go even now. We will now start with the second round,” said Huberdo, who has been with the team since the 2012-2013 campaign.

“Believe it or not! I’m not realized yet. Since the beginning of my career here, I have never passed the second round. We still have a lot to do and we’re back to work tomorrow,” Barkov said, playing the fourth series in Panthers uniform as his teammate.

“I hope it’s a relief for the players who have been here for so long, like Barkov, Ekblad and Huberdo. They should feel good and it will ease the pressure from them, maybe a little more, ”said head coach Andrew Brunett.

Giroix finds his captain alone

Although he has just joined the Panthers rank, Claude Giroks felt that this victory would represent the company. The striker fully contributed to this victory with one goal and two mentions …

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