We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects.
Today, we take a look at the Florida Panthers.
By: Melissa Esing (@Off_thePost)
2013-14 Season: 29-45-8 66 points – (7th Atlantic Division; 15th Eastern Conference)
Aaron Ekblad was selected first overall in the 2014 draft by the Florida...
With NHL training camps kicking off this week, many players step onto the ice with a fresh slate, hoping to produce and help their team win the Stanley Cup.
Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo, however, seemingly likes to dwell on past misfortunes.
The former Vancouver Canuck posted a picture of himself allowing a goal against the Boston Bruins in a brilliant, self-deprecating...
With NHL training camps kicking off this week, many players step onto the ice with a fresh slate hoping to produce and help their team win the Stanley Cup. Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo, however, seemingly likes to dwell on past misfortunes. The former Vancouver Canuck posted a picture of himself on Twitter allowing a goal against the Boston Bruins in a brilliant, self-deprecating...
Earlier, we looked ahead to the Blackhawks’ first opponent during the 2014-15 season when we previewed the Buffalo Sabres. Now, let’s look at their past. The Florida Panthers, led by general manager Dale Tallon, will resemble a Blackhawks “B Team” … Continue reading →
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CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) Gerard Gallant never had a coach that he didn't enjoy playing for, and he wants the Florida Panthers to feel that way about him.
So far, so good.
The Gallant era with the Panthers officially opened Friday with the start of training camp, his first formal workout with the club since being hired as its 13th head coach on June 21. Over the three months...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago
The Blues have invited defenseman Ryan Whitney to training camp as a professional tryout.
Whitney was invited to Blues training camp last season. He played in seven games in 2013-14 with the Florida Panthers.
Florida general manager Dale Tallon would prefer to move past last season, for obvious reasons.
Here's a quick recap of how the 2013-14 campaign went for the Panthers: They fired a coach, were out of the playoff race early, had no one ranked among the league's top 75 goal scorers, were horrendous on special teams and wound up with the second-fewest points in the NHL. By...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago
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The owners of the Florida Panthers say the team isn't going anywhere.
In an open letter to fans Wednesday, co-owners Vinnie Viola and Doug Cifu refuted recent relocation talks while reaffirming their commitment to bring a Stanley Cup to South Florida.
"Despite media speculation to the contrary, we have no plans or intentions to move this franchise," Viola and Cifu...
An Open Letter To Their Fans...
As we close in on the one-year anniversary of our ownership of the Florida Panthers, we want to reiterate our commitment to Broward County, South Florida and our Panthers fans and business partners. As we said at the press conference when we bought the team, we view ourselves as stewards of the team for the community and our plan is to build an organization...
Florida Panthers players are preparing for battle. The prize? A future in Sunrise.
With a mixture of budding young talent and veteran free agent signings, roster spots will no longer be handed to the most affordable option. Players will be forced to battle for every inch knowing that the numbers in their contract won't outweigh those in the stat sheet.
No player is above the...
Two down, one to go.
The Nashville Predators continued their strong play in the rookie tournament but fell to the Florida Panthers, 3-1, on Sunday night.
In a reversal from yesterday, Rob Madore started between the pipes for Nashville and Magnus Hellberg played the second half. Madore turned aside six of seven shots while Hellberg stopped 13 of the 14 he faced. Over the past 24...
They may only be exhibition games, but for Florida Panthers prospects the upcoming rookie tournament in Nashville might as well be the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
For each of the 26 players in attendance, the four-team tournament will pose different challenges and yield various rewards.
With only a week to plead their cases to coaches and management, one impressive game or moment during...
SUNRISE, Fla. — The Florida Panthers and No. 1 overall draft pick Aaron Ekblad have agreed on a three-year entry-level contract.
Panthers general manager Dale Tallon announced the deal Wednesday, eight days before Ekblad will begin competing at Florida’s annual camp for prospects. Ekblad was the Ontario Hockey League’s top defenseman last season, with 23 goals and 53 points...
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Here’s a preview of what it will look like when Shawn Thornton officially takes the ice for the Florida Panthers this season. Thornton joined a handful of Bruins for a practice session, sporting his new uniform. These scenes are pretty common heading into camp as players participate in whichever practice is closest to them, but it’s still a bit odd seeing Thornton with his old...