Carter Verhaeghe


Panthers' Carter Verhaeghe: Scores first postseason goal

Verhaeghe scored a goal on two shots in Sunday's 5-4 loss to the Lightning in Game 1. Verhaeghe won a Stanley Cup with the Lightning last year, but his first playoff goal came against his old team. It looks like he will carry over the momentum of a strong regular season (18 goals, 18 assists in 43 games) to the postseason. Verhaeghe is likely to maintain a top-six role with power-play duties, which could give him some appeal in DFS.

Panthers' Carter Verhaeghe: Back in for finale

Verhaeghe (upper body) will make his return Monday against the Lightning, George Richards of Florida Hockey Now reports. Verhaeghe hasn't played since April 10 but will have a chance to get back up to speed in Monday's season finale before these two teams face off in the first round of the playoffs. He racked up 17 goals and 18 assists over 42 appearances in a breakout sophomore season prior to getting hurt, and Verhaeghe's expected to skate in his customary top-six role Monday.

Panthers' Carter Verhaeghe: No-go against Lightning

Verhaege (upper body) won't be in the lineup for Saturday's game against Tampa Bay. Verhaege was originally expected to be ready to ready to return Saturday, but the Panthers have evidently decided to exercise caution with the budding 25-year-old forward. Verhaege is, however, fully expected to draw back into Florida's lineup for Monday's season finale versus the Lightning. He's racked up 35 points through 42 games this season.

Tampa Bay Lightning That Got Away: Carter Verhaeghe

Whenever you have a franchise featuring as much talent as the Tampa Bay Lightning over the last decade or so, you have to expect that, eventually, a talented player developing within your system will slip away for nothing. This happens from time to time, as a young player with upside shows glimpses of elite talent, but is unable to breakthrough the roster of established stars.
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Florida Panthers’ Carter Verhaeghe (upper body) listed as week-to-week

Florida Panthers forward Carter Verhaeghe is out with an upper-body injury, the team announced Tuesday. Verhaeghe’s status to return is listed as week-to-week. He last played Saturday against the Dallas Stars, tallying four shots in nearly 21 minutes of ice time. In 42 games this season, the 25-year-old Verhaeghe has...

Panthers' Carter Verhaeghe: Out Tuesday, deemed week-to-week

Verhaeghe (upper body) won't play in Tuesday's road game versus the Stars, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports. Verhaeghe is considered week-to-week, so he'll likely be out through this Saturday's matchup against the Lightning. The 25-year-old has been a fantastic surprise this season, posting 17 goals -- 15 at even strength -- and 35 points through 42 games.

Panthers' Carter Verhaeghe: Another multi-point night

Verhaeghe assisted on both of his team's goals in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to Carolina. Verhaeghe notched his third multi-point performance in the last five games and fourth in the last seven. Both of his assists came on goals scored by Aleksander Barkov, but Verhaeghe proved during Barkov's recent absence that he's a major scoring threat with or without the star center on his line.

Carter Verhaeghe Has Proven to be the Best Off-Season Value Signing

The 2020 NHL off-season was all about finding value. The flat cap meant little room for teams to make big splashes, with some of the off-season's biggest stars having to take a bit of a pay cut just to find work. Alex Pietrangelo signed the biggest deal at seven years...

Panthers' Carter Verhaeghe: Distributes two assists

Verhaeghe had a pair of assists along with two shots and two hits in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the Red Wings. Coming off a two-goal performance Tuesday against Detroit, Verhaeghe set up tallies by Noel Acciari and Frank Vatrano (PP) in the rematch for his third multi-point effort in the last four games. Verhaeghe has racked up five goals and three assists during that stretch, upping his career-high point total to 32.
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Panthers’ Carter Verhaeghe Is a Shooting Enigma

Florida Panthers‘ forward Carter Verhaeghe has exploded onto the scene this season. The 25-year-old forward has 15 goals and 13 assists through 35 games. The Tampa Bay Lightning were unable to find a way to keep the young forward in spite of his promising play during the 2019-20 season. Panthers’ general manager, Bill Zito, made Verhaeghe one of his first free agency signings with the team.

Panthers' Carter Verhaeghe: Seals road victory

Verhaeghe scored an empty-net goal on four shots and had two PIM in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Blue Jackets. Verhaeghe beat Max Domi to a loose puck in the Columbus zone and hit the empty net to round out the scoring for the Panthers. It was already the ninth goal of the year for Verhaeghe, matching his total as a rookie last season with Tampa Bay.

Panthers' Carter Verhaeghe: Gets things started in win

Verhaeghe scored a goal on three shots Thursday in a 5-4 victory over Nashville. Verhaeghe opened the scoring with his eight goal of the season, jumping on a loose puck in front and sweeping it past Pekka Rinne at the 6:29 mark of the first period. The 25-year-old is already just one goal away from matching the nine he collected in all of 2019-20 (52 games) with Tampa Bay.

Panthers' Carter Verhaeghe: Assist not enough

Verhaeghe delivered an assist Monday, but the Panthers fell to the Hurricanes in overtime, 3-2. The Toronto native was on a mission, as he also tied his season high with five shots on goal, but the Hurricanes would prevail due to Martin Necas' overtime dagger. Still, with seven goals and eight helpers on the season, Verhaeghe has already eclipsed his point total (13) from his rookie campaign with the Lightning.
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Florida Panthers: Carter Verhaeghe has become the biggest steal in free agency

Carter Verhaeghe has been an absolute steal for the Florida Panthers. There have been a few surprising stories in the NHL so far this season, and the Florida Panthers fit into that category. Through the first eight games of the shortened 56-game season, Florida has gone 6-0-2 and have yet to lose in regulation. A lot of the credit to the fast start can be given out to many, but forward Carter Verhaeghe has to take a lot of plaudits.