July 20th, 2017What are the Florida Panthers doing? Summertime is upon us, yet this question persists.
Even now the dust of free agency has settled, we are no closer to understanding the plan for the beleaguered franchise. There has been movement, yes; hirings and firings, signings and buyouts. It cannot be...
July 6th, 2017Now that the dust of National Hockey League expansion has settled, the Vegas Golden Knights seem set to begin play with a pair of former Florida Panthers in their forward corps. Florida stunned the hockey world with their expansion draft protection list, exposing young scoring forwards Reilly...
Oh, how we moaned when Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon was rather unceremoniously booted upstairs last May. And oh, how we applauded when Tallon was reinstated as Florida’s GM in December. After all, Tallon is a long-time National Hockey League executive who is not only popular...June 20th, 2017
After rampant speculation lasting nearly a calendar year, all 30 National Hockey League teams have released their protection lists for the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft. Ever since 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (err, sorry, make that 10:30) Sunday morning, there have been heads scratched around...June 19th, 2017
The Florida Panthers announced today that Bob Boughner has been chosen as the fifteenth head coach in franchise history. Boughner, a veteran of 630 National Hockey League games (and 1,382 minutes in the penalty box), replaces Tom Rowe, who was relieved of his duties following the Panthers’...June 12th, 2017
The National Hockey League turns 100 this season, and the only player who’s played longer than that looks set to stay in the league as it enters its second century of operation. Yes, rumour has it that Jaromir Jagr is in negotiations with the Florida Panthers to return for another season in the...June 11th, 2017
Thus far in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, arguably the biggest story has been the run the Nashville Predators are on. After shocking the world with a clean sweep of the consistent Cup-favorite Chicago Blackhawks, the Preds then rode that high en route to a six-game second-round victory against the...May 15th, 2017
The Florida Panthers clearly had a disappointing season.
The Panthers went 24-26-10 under Tom Rowe, their now-fired interim head coach and general manager, before missing the postseason for the fourth time in the last six seasons and ending with a 35-36-11 record—good for sixth out of eight...April 29th, 2017