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SUNRISE, Fla. Cheap Nike Sb Sale . -- The Florida Panthers have to wipe away the disappointment, and they have to do so quickly.The Washington Capitals, who had the best record in the NHL last season and are off to a 2-0-1 start, will visit the Panthers (2-1-0) on Thursday night at the BB&T Center. And this is no time for Florida to be thinking about the past.True, Tuesday nights 4-3 shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning was tough for Florida to swallow. The Panthers were so close to a third straight win before allowing Steven Stamkos game-tying goal on a sharp-angled shot with just 5.5 seconds left.Then in the shootout backup goalie James Reimer, who was making his Panthers debut, stopped four of the first five shots he faced before getting beaten by rookie Brayden Point. It was the first shootout attempt of Points NHL career.Youd like to make those saves at the end, Reimer told the media after Tuesdays game, but sometimes its not possible.Panthers starting goalie Roberto Luongo, who has allowed just two goals in his two games this year, is expected to return to the starting lineup on Thursday.He will be opposed by Capitals goalie Braden Holtby, who won 48 games and the Vezina Trophy last season.Luongo will have to contend with Capitals star left winger Alex Ovechkin, who scored 50 goals last season. It was the third straight year he reached that milestone, and he has done it seven times overall in his career.The Capitals, who beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Tuesday, got off to a slow start on their power play this season, enduring a 0-for-8 drought. But they got two power-play goals on Tuesday, including one by Ovechkin, so that issue has seemingly been corrected heading into Thursdays game.Ovechkin, who had 19 power-play goals last season, is certainly feeling confident about his teams play with the man advantage.We have so much skill with the five guys who play there, and we use it, Ovechkin told the media after Washingtons 2-of-5 power-play performance. You cant stop it.Washingtons Barry Trotz, who won the Jack Adams Award last season for the NHLs top coach, also had a quote that bordered on cockiness.I thought we could have scored every power play we got tonight, Trotz said. We were sharp, and we got rewarded.That Capitals brashness tends to disappear in the playoffs. Washington has never made it past the second round, including last seasons loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.But in the regular season, its hard to find much fault with the Capitals, who brought back almost their entire team from last year. This is a veteran team. Just about the only new addition is third-line center Lars Eller.The Panthers, meanwhile, had a different offseason philosophy. Even though they won the Atlantic Division and set franchise records for victories (47) and points (103), the Panthers were aggressive in the offseason, changing their uniforms, promoting Tom Rowe to general manager and re-signing many of their core players.Florida also brought in nine new players, and so far they have meshed well.The Panthers dont have anybody of Ovechkins caliber -- very few teams do -- but Finland native Aleksander Barkov, who also holds Russian citizenship, might be the player who emerges as Floridas singular star.Barkov, who signed a six-year, $35 million contract extension in January, is still only 21 years old. But the 6-foot-2, 210-pounder has improved in each of his three NHL seasons, from eight goals as a rookie, 16 in his second year and then 28 last season.This season, Barkov has two goals and one assist in three games, and he is a plus-four.Ovechkin, a native of Russia who has one goal and one assist this season, is 31 -- a decade older than Barkov.Besides the fact that the Panthers and Capitals are reigning division champs -- and besides the fact that Luongo vs. Holtby is an excellent goalie matchup -- there is also the subtext of Ovechkin, the proven superstar, against young gunslinger Barkov. Cheap Nike Sb Online .C. United of Major League Soccer. United chose the defender in the second round of the 2013 MLS re-entry draft. Nike Sb China Wholesale . Team physician Dr. Steve Traina performed the surgery Friday. Robinson was injured in a spill underneath the Nuggets basket during the first quarter of Wednesday nights loss to the Charlotte Bobcats. . -- Its been a long road back for Sean Bergenheim. BEIJING -- The International Olympic Committee praised Chinese organizers on Wednesday for getting off to a fast start in Beijings preparations for the 2022 Winter Games.The IOCs coordination commission concluded a three-day inspection that included visits to the snow sports venues outside the capital.It was the panels first full visit to Beijing since the city was awarded the games last year, defeating Almaty, Kazakhstan, in the IOC vote. Beijing, which hosted the 2008 Olympics, will be the first city to host both a summer and winter games.The panel visited the snow sports venues in Zhangjiakou and Yanqing, as well as the indoor ice arenas in Beijing. China plans to build a high-speed rail line linking the city to the mountain clusters.We are pleased with what we have learned, IOC vice president Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr. said. Beijing 2022 is off to a fast start. Initial preparations are well on track.Samaranch stepped in for commission chairman Alexander Zhukov of Russia, who returned to Moscow this week for meetings with President Vladimirr Putin. Discount Nike Sb Shoes. Putin said Zhukov will be stepping down as head of the Russian Olympic Committee to concentrate on his work in parliament. Once Zhukov leaves that post, he would relinquish his spot on the IOC and chairmanship of the Beijing panel.Samaranch said if Zhukovs departure is confirmed, IOC President Thomas Bach will make the right decisions and an immediate decision to appoint a new head of the coordination commission.Christophe Dubi, the IOCs executive director of the Olympic Games, said no decision has been made on a possible relocation of the proposed sliding center in Yanqing for bobsled, luge and skeleton.Beijing, not known for winter sports, could rely heavily on man-made snow for the ski and snowboard events.Samaranch said visits to the mountain venues showed that China remains fully committed to the legacy goal of developing world-class winter sports facilities in a region of 300 million people. 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