Pavel Bure - A Tribute to the Russian Rocket

Pavel Bure - A Tribute to the Russian Rocket

August 5th, 2019 “Pavel Bure was – and is – the best player to ever wear a Canucks’ uniform.” — Pat Quinn, former Canucks GM (from 'Ex-GM Pat Quinn calls Pavel Bure the best Canuck ever' - Greg Douglas, Vancouver Sun, 04/12/2013) The Beginning of Pavel Bure's Iconic Career Discussions involving...
Top Panthers Prospects for 2019-20

Top Panthers Prospects for 2019-20

August 1st, 2019 As the dog days of summer roll on, it's an opportunity to look at the top Florida Panthers prospects. The criteria used for this breakdown includes any player the Panthers currently have signed to a contract or hold that players' rights, who has appeared in fewer than 10 NHL games and is 25...

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July 4th, 2019
Panthers Transactions

The Florida Panthers opened the free agency window for the 2019-20 season by signing four players, highlighted by inking goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, a two-time Vezina Trophy winner, to a $70-million contract over seven years. In addition to Bobrovsky, the Panthers added defenseman Anton Stralman, along with forwards Brett Connolly and Noel Acciari on the first day of free agency. Dale Tallon, the Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager, is confident the new additions will significantly improve a club that missed the playoffs and finished 10th in the Eastern Conference last season. "As a group we felt we needed to make some changes to our roster to get it deeper so we could make a good run for the playoffs," Tallon said of Bobrovsky. "We have plenty of scoring ability, plenty of offense. We had to address compete, physicality and goals-against. Those were the concerns we had, and I think we did a good job of addressing those needs." Sergei Bobrovsky...
July 3rd, 2019
Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. — Sergei Bobrovsky already has two Vezina Trophies, the award handed out at the end of each season to the NHL's top goaltender. He's not looking for a third. For the Florida Panthers' new goalie, only one trophy matters now. Bobrovsky and...
July 1st, 2019

It might have been one of the worst-kept secrets in free agency. Sergei Bobrovsky has signed a seven-year deal with the Florida Panthers worth $10 million per season. Bobrovsky's seven-year average places him second to Carey Price ($10.5 million) among NHL goaltenders. Related: Corey Perry Signs 1-Yr Deal With Dallas Stars The Rocky Exit from Columbus Throughout most of the 2018-19 NHL season, the Columbus Blue Jackets were aware that Bobrovsky was probably leaving the organization when the season came to a close. Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets is congratulated by Nick Foligno (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images) Back in May, during an interview with Aaron Portzline of The Athletic, Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen indicated that the team was comfortable running with Joonas Korpisalo and rookie Elvis Merzlikins as their goalie tandem for next season. It was messaging like that, some...
June 30th, 2019
Panthers Transactions

The Carolina Hurricanes have swapped goalies by acquiring James Reimer in a trade with the Florida Panthers. Florida acquired goalie Scott Darling and immediately placed him on waivers with the intention to buy out the remaining two years of his contra...