September 16th, 2015 In Florida Panthers, Hockey History, Panthers History, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

The Franchise Four. The Mount Rushmore. Four players who tell the story of an organization. In this series I'll be taking a look at the history of all 30 NHL squads. For criteria, I'm choosing one forward, defenceman, goaltender and a wild card from any position. Since entering the NHL in 1993, the Florida Panthers have one Eastern Conference...

September 14th, 2015 In Florida Panthers, Panthers Prospects 0 comments

The Panthers' Roster Situation Most of the moves by the Florida Panthers this offseason have revolved around freeing up forward depth spots on the team's roster. Scottie Upshall and Thomas Kopecky were not re-signed and allowed to leave as Unrestricted Free Agents. Meanwhile, the team bought out the contract of Brad Boyes. While other teams took...

September 13th, 2015 In Panthers Prospects, Prospects, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Panthers State of the Union Dale Tallon was brought in as General Manager to make the Florida Panthers a real contender. How is he doing going into his sixth season. Let’s look at some of the key ingredients added under his watch: Core Players: One of the main keys in winning the Stanley Cup...

September 13th, 2015 In Florida Panthers, Previews and Predictions, Top Stories 0 comments

For hockey fans who've seen Miracle, the excellent movie about the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team, one scene in particular stands out. Following a lackluster performance in an exhibition game against Norway, Coach Herb Brooks (played by Kurt Russell) keeps his team on the ice for an excruciating session of "Herbies," the infamous blue line-back,...

September 12th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Florida Panthers, Free Agents, New York Islanders 0 comments

The NHL preseason starts in just a couple of weeks and teams are handing out tryouts to veterans without deals, prospect tournaments are getting underway and training camp is close to kick off. For most players it's a time to focus in on the season, but a few younger players are still in negotiating mode, waiting to come to terms on a deal....

September 11th, 2015 In Florida Panthers, Free Agents, News, Panthers Transactions 0 comments

The Florida Panthers have invited veteran forward Martin Havlat to training camp on a professional tryout contract (PTO) the team announced on Friday. Havlat has crossed the 20-goal threshold six times in his 14-year career. However, it's been four seasons since the 34-year-old has hit that mark. In fact, he's only crossed 10 goals once in...

September 10th, 2015 In Florida Panthers, Free Agents, News, Panthers Transactions 0 comments

Former Toronto Maple Leafs forward David Booth has taken a tryout with the Florida Panthers, the team announced on Wednesday. The 30-year-old winger spent his first six NHL seasons with the Cats, after they drafted him in the 2nd round (53rd overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He played 309 games in Sunrise, scoring 87 goals and 80...

August 22nd, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Florida Panthers, Free Agents, News 0 comments

Friday was Slovakia-native Marian Hossa's day with the Stanley Cup. It was the third party of Hossa's that Phil Pritchard RSVP'd yes to. Hossa celebrated with fellow countrymen Marian Gaborik and Zdeno Chara, as well as future teammate Marko Dano and former Blackhawks forward Tomas Kopecky. Maybe it was seeing the Chicago sigil everywhere...

July 31st, 2015 In Florida Panthers, Panthers Prospects 0 comments

The Florida Panthers have an exciting mix of young guns and old veterans heading into the 2015-16 NHL season. Most Cats fans know the names of Jonathan Huberdeau, Aaron Ekblad, Brandon Pirri, and Aleksander Barkov, but there are more young players that could make an impact this season. Since the Panthers didn't make a huge splash in the free...

July 7th, 2015 In Florida Panthers, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, Previews and Predictions, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

Every year in the NHL we see no small number of complete surprises. Formerly unheralded players have huge coming out parties and establish themselves as new stars. Teams picked by experts and pundits to soar to the top of the standings falter early and never recover, disappointing their fans and surprising the league by missing the playoffs...

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