SUNRISE, Fla. — A strong effort Friday night in his first appearance
consecutive start Sunday afternoon against the Boston Bruins.
Markstrom, who was called up from San Antonio of the AHL on Wednesday, stopped 37
of 40 shots in Friday's 3-1 against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The 23-year-old Swede, considered one of the top goalie prospects in
the NHL, appeared in eight games with the Panthers over the last two
seasons. He was 16-15-2 with a 2.65 GAA and a .920 save percentage
with San Antonio this season.
As was the case Friday night, Jose Theodore is serving as Markstrom's
backup against Boston, with Scott Clemmensen a healthy scratch.
birthday, are the other Florida scratches.