News: Mark Fistric logged an assist late in the third period of a 5-2 defeat of the Blues on Saturday. Analysis: Saturday's assist is Mark Fistric's second point with the team and snaps a 10-game-long pointless streak for him.
News: Tim Jackman registered an assist during the second period of a 5-2 defeat of the Blues on Saturday. Analysis: Saturday's assist is Tim Jackman's first in his six games since being traded to the Ducks. This productivity may be a sign that Jackman is getting accustomed to his new team's style of play.
News: Patrick Maroon picked up an assist during the second period of a 5-2 defeat of the Blues on Saturday. Analysis: Saturday's assist snaps an 11-game-long pointless streak and gives Patrick Maroon a total of five points this season.
News: Saku Koivu netted an assist early in the first period of a 5-2 defeat of the Blues on Saturday. Analysis: Saturday's assist snaps a three-game-long pointless streak for Saku Koivu.
News: Analysis: No real surprise here, but Corey Crawford has struggled a bit lately, giving up four goals in each of his last two starts. Still, he is 17-6-3 on the year with a 2.50 GAA and .906 save percentage.
News: Matt Gilroy has been sent down to AHL San Antonio. Analysis: Matt Gilroy was placed on waivers Friday, but passed through the process unclaimed. His future with the Panthers is certainly up in the air at the moment.
News: Shawn Matthias tallied two assists in the Panthers' surprising 2-1 win over the Red Wings on Saturday. Analysis: Shawn Matthias broke a seven-game scoring slump with the two helpers and now has seven points through 30 games. The 2013-14 season has been disappointing for the 25-year-old center thus far.
News: Bryan Bickell (lower-body) was on the ice for part of Sunday's morning skate, Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune reports. Analysis: Bryan Bickell has been out for over two weeks now but is just starting to get ready for on-ice workouts. He's still a little ways away, but at least progress is being made.
News: Coach Todd McLellan said that Mike Brown has been "stuck between healthy and not" for the last two games, so the team has placed him on IR, according to Mercury News. Analysis: It doesn't get much more vague than an undisclosed injury and a statement that he's somewhere "between healthy and not." Hard to tell what any of this means except that you won't be playing Mike Brown for a little while.