Jason Garrison is off to quite the start for the Florida Panthers. Fourteen games into his third NHL season, the undrafted college free agent has already tied last year’s goal total. His five goals are the second most by NHL defenseman and tie him with three others for the team lead. The twenty six year […]
Some may think that tonight’s Flyers/Panthers tilt will say a lot about the Panthers–I disagree, and explain why after the jump.
This past weekend, I finished my third and fourth team previews over at Puck Prospectus. I have been covering the Southeast Division, and this weekend I reviewed the chances of both the Florida Panthers and Carolina Hurricanes when it comes to 2009/10. Here is an excerpt from my Panthers preview: It was not exactly a storybook summer […]
The Florida Panthers actually only missed the playoffs by one point last season, but the fact remains that the last time the Panthers made the playoffs, Pavel Bure led the team in scoring and Robert Svehla was the backbone on defense. Needless to say, Panther fans in Sunrise, Florida are getting restless. Aside from the […]
What team beat writers are saying early this afternoon: Stanley Cup Final Curtis Zupke of the OC Register with five thoughts on the Final so far. I think Fleury gets more flack than is warranted. Ever heard of the Dave Dye jinx? The Wings better hope Dye starts writing about something else for the rest […]
From Litter Box Cats: Sexton is an automatic candidate due to his knowledge of the club at present and the needs of the scouting staff along with attention that must be paid to the affiliates in Rochester and Estero (Everblades). No names have been publicly mentioned by the team from outside of the organization, but one intriguing […]
Stanley Cup Final Deadline deals from the past two seasons have helped the two Cup finalists, writes Dan Wood. Good points by Wood. These deals weren’t “major” but added the necessary ingredients to already established teams. The Wings may be up 2-0, but the stats have not been tilted in Detroit’s favor as much as […]
From Sportsnet (Hat tip to Eric McErlain): Sportsnet has learned Jacques Martin has been negotiating a potential buy-out with the Florida Panthers and that the Montreal Canadiens are very interested in hiring him as their next head coach. Sources say Martin has multiple years left on his contract, but is willing to leave some money on the table […]