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Driedger will start in St. Louis on Monday.

Driedger stopped 33 of 34 shots in the Panthers win over the Canadiens on Saturday. Since returning from injury, Driedger has gone 1-0-1 while stopping 59 of the 62 shots (.952 SV%) that he's faced. He has yet to lose on the road in two tries but draws a tough assignment in St. Louis, where the Blues have won five straight while scoring 3.40 goals per game.

Source: Jameson Olive 03/9/20, 5:40 pm EST

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Driedger will start Saturday vs. the Canadiens.

Driedger stopped 26 of 28 shots in the Panthers loss to the Bruins on Thursday. The loss moved Driedger to 5-2-1 with a 2.29 GAA and .932 SV% on the season and tonight he'll make his 10th start of the season. Tonight he faces a Canadiens team that has gone 3-4-0 while being outscored 21-to-18 in their last seven road games.

Source: Jameson Olive 03/7/20, 3:57 pm EST

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Driedger (groin) will return to the Panthers crease on Thursday.

Driedger has been out since January 16th but will return to the net tonight vs. the Bruins. Driedger played extremely well for the Panthers from late-November up until he got hurt, going 5-2-0 with a 2.35 GAA and .932 SV%. Still, he has a terrible matchup tonight with the Bruins in town and so far they've scored four goals in each game against Florida in 2020.

Source: George Richards 03/5/20, 5:13 pm EST

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The Panthers have recalled Chris Driedger from Springfield (AHL).

Driedger has been sidelined by a lower-body injury since mid-January and was recently sent to Springfield on a conditioning stint. He struggled in his only AHL game, allowing five goals on 33 shots in a 6-3 loss to Bridgeport. He could be in-line to start Thursday with Sergei Bobrovsky (lower-body) listed as day-to-day.

Source: Jameson Olive 03/3/20, 1:30 pm EST

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The Panthers have sent Chris Driedger to Springfield (AHL) on a conditioning stint.

Driedger has been out since mid-January with a lower-body injury but will get a few games with Springfield before returning to the Panthers to serve as Sergei Bobrovsky's backup. Driedger is 6-8-0 with a 2.09 GAA and .938 SV% in 14 AHL games this season.

Source: Jameson Olive 02/26/20, 9:59 am EST

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Driedger is expected to miss some time with the lower-body injury he suffered on Thursday.

Driedger was forced to leave Thursday's game vs. the Kings early and is scheduled to undergo an MRI to reveal the severity of the injury. Luckily for the Panthers, it looks like Sergei Bobrovsky will return on Saturday to replace Driedger as their No.1

Source: Jameson Olive 01/18/20, 9:52 am EST

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Driedger will start Thursday vs. the Kings.

Driedger surrendered four goals on 47 shots in the Panthers win over the Maple Leafs on Sunday. Driedger has played extremely well since coming up from the AHL, winning five of his seven starts with a 2.40 GAA, .931 SV% and one shutout. Tonight he sees a Kings team that has lost nine of their last 12 (3-7-2) while averaging just 2.25 goals per game.

Source: Alain Poupart 01/16/20, 6:15 pm EST

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Driedger will start Tuesday vs. the Coyotes.

Driedger stopped 31 of 32 shots in the Panthers 4-1 win in Pittsburgh on Sunday. In five appearances this season, Driedger has gone 4-1-0 with a 1.82 GAA and .944 SV%, far, far better numbers than Sergei Bobrovsky, who makes $9.15M more this season. Tonight he faces a Coyotes team without their top two netminders but comes in on a three-game winning streak.

Source: Jameson Olive 01/7/20, 11:58 am EST

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Driedger is expected to start Tuesday vs. the Coyotes.

Driedger stopped 31 of 32 shots in the Panthers 4-1 win in Pittsburgh on Sunday. In five appearances this season, Driedger has gone 4-1-0 with a 1.82 GAA and .944 SV%, far, far better numbers than Sergei Bobrovsky, who makes $9.15M more this season. Tonight he faces a Coyotes team without their top two netminders but comes in on a three-game winning streak.

Source: Jameson Olive 01/7/20, 11:39 am EST

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Driedger will start Saturday vs. the Red Wings.

Driedger made 42 saves on 44 shots in the Panthers' 4-2 win in Carolina last Saturday. Driedger has played very well since being called up from the AHL in late-November, going 2-1-0 with a 1.69 GAA, .948 SV% and one shutout in three starts. With a back-to-back on tap this weekend, Driedger will start the easier of the two matchups and is a great spot-start option with the Red Wings in town.

Source: George Richards 12/28/19, 1:27 pm EST

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Driedger will make his second straight start on Tuesday.

Driedger stopped all 27 shots that he faced in the Panthers' shutout win over the Predators on Saturday. It was an outstanding first career start for the 25-year-old, who will start for the second straight game on Tuesday. He will face a Wild team that is on a seven-game point streak, going 5-0-2. While scoring 3.71 goals per game over that stretch.

Source: Jameson Olive 12/3/19, 11:36 am EST

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Driedger will start Saturday vs. the Predators.

Driedger will be making his fourth career NHL appearance and first start with the Panthers. Driedger has been dominant at the AHL-level this season, going 6-8-0 with a 2.09 GAA and .938 SV% in 14 games with Springfield. With Sergei Bobrovsky continuing to struggle, Driedger will get his chance against a Nashville team that has won three of their last four.

Source: Erin Brown 11/30/19, 3:44 pm EST

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The Panthers have recalled Chris Driedger from Springfield (AHL).

Driedger has been outstanding in the AHL this season, posting a 2.09 GAA and .938 SV% in 14 games. His terrific play has translated into just six wins but is enough for him to be given an opportunity to be Sergei Bobrovsky's backup moving forward. Sam Montembeault heads the other way to take his spot as Springfield's starter.

Source: Jameson Olive 11/26/19, 12:29 pm EST

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