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How can the Panthers fill their rink?

With single game tickets going on sale early Friday morning, I spurned a debate on the Twitter by suggesting that ticket sales would be on the rise for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Aside from the usual scoffs at the notion that the Panthers can get people in the building, there were some good points made […]

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Florida Panthers Re-Sign RFA Dmitry Kulikov

The Florida Panthers announced today the re-signing of D Dmitry Kulikov to a three-year, $13m contract. Kulikov, 23 led all Panthers defensemen in goals last season, scoring a career-high eight goals in 81 games and recorded 19 points (8-11-19) on the year. The left shot defenseman from Lipetsk, Russia is still young and prone to make mistakes. Kulikov […]

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Florida Panthers Re-Sign RFA Brandon Pirri

Today the Florida Panthers announced the re-signing of F Brandon Pirri to a two-year contract, worth $925K AAV. Pirri, 23 was a late season acquisition by Florida after trading a 2014 third round pick and a 2016 fifth round pick to the Chicago Blackhawks for the young forward. Playing in 21 games for the Panthers, Pirri posted 14 points (7-7-14) […]

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Florida Panthers Re-Sign RFAs Garrett Wilson and Ryan Martindale

The Florida Panthers announced today the re-signings of F Garrett Wilson and C Ryan Martindale to one-year, two-way contracts. Wilson, 23 is coming off of his first full-time AHL season where he played 71 games and posted 30 points (14-16-30). A “crash-and-bang” type forward, Wilson played a prominent role for the San Antonio Rampage this […]

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Panthers Re-Sign RFA Dylan Olsen

On Monday afternoon, the Florida Panthers announced the re-signing of RFA Dylan Olsen to a one-way, 2-year deal. Olsen, 23, appeared in 44 games with the Panthers last season after being dealt to Florida from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Kris Versteeg. He recorded 12 points (3-9-12) during his first season as a member […]

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Rocco Grimaldi: “This is my job. I’m going to do whatever I can to do the best at my job”.

The Florida Panthers have wrapped up day 3 of the on-ice portion of this off-season’s development camp. With 34 players invited to the annual event, one individual with very little size has had no issues fitting in with sizable competition . Rocco Grimaldi, taken in the 2nd round of the 2011 NHL Entry draft, has […]

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Panthers Prospect Profile: Michael Downing

Most freshmen that go to play for the University of Michigan don’t usually make too much of an impact. Head Coach, Red Berenson is notorious for making players earn their ice time and is well-known for pushing his freshmen to do so. Florida Panthers prospect, D Michael Downing did just that during his first season of college hockey in Michigan. Drafted […]

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Panthers Re-Sign Defenseman Erik Gudbranson

On Thursday afternoon, the Florida Panthers announced the re-signing of RFA Erik Gudbranson to a 2-year deal. From the Panthers press release: “Erik is an important part of our young core of talented players who we are pleased to have signed,” Panthers general manager Dale Tallon told the team’s website. “He is a big, strong and physical […]

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Florida Panthers D-Camp Day Two Spotlight: Defensemen

Although C Aleksander Barkov put on quite the display of individual talent of his own during the shootout drill at today’s development camp, the defense was the talk of the town among those spectating. Armed to the teeth with towering defensemen, the Panthers blueline of the future is intimidating. But don’t let the size fool you, they are quick […]

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Aleksander Barkov puts on a show at Development Camp

After Jonathan Drouin of the Tampa Bay Lightning was seen showing off his sweet moves during the Bolts prospect camp this past week, cross-state counterpart Aleksander Barkov, who went one pick ahead of Drouin in the 2013 NHL draft, gave fans a show of his own. At the end of day 2 of Panthers development […]

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Panthers D-Camp Day One Spotlight: Aaron Ekblad and Aleksander Barkov

Today the Florida Panthers kicked off their annual Development Camp at the Panthers IceDen in Coral Springs to a strong turnout of Panthers fans eager to take a look at some of the young talent their hometown team has stockpiled for it’s future. One of the most anticipated prospects in attendance was the Panthers 2014 First Overall […]

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Mike Kelly and Mark Morris join Gerard Gallant and John Madden behind the bench

Monday afternoon, the Florida Panthers announced that they have hired two assistant coaches to join head coach Gerard Gallant and current assistant coach John Madden behind the Panthers bench. The new additions are Mike Kelly, former head coach and general manager of the QMJHL’s Saint John Sea Dogs, and Mark Morris, former head coach of […]

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Local Boys Colin Suellentrop & Cody Payne Invited To Florida Panthers Rookie Camp

The Florida Panthers Development Camp begins today at the Panthers Ice Den in Coral Springs, Florida.  The week long camp will feature some of the brightest and talented players in the Panthers organization.  Many of these players will be looking to solidify their careers with Florida, while some (Aleksander Barkov) have already shown that their […]

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NHL players tweet their goodbyes 2014

With the tumultuous early days of this year’s free agent frenzy now behind us, recently moved players are beginning to adjust to their new organizations as fans still lament their departures. In years past, if a player wished to show their gratitude to a former fan base or organization they were limited to mainly newspapers as […]

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Panthers Announce 2014 Development Camp Dates and Roster

On Wednesday afternoon, the Florida Panthers announced the dates, times and roster for their annual Development Camp. The camp will be held at Panthers Ice Den in Coral Springs Florida from July 7-11. All practices and scrimmages will be open to the public. Notable invitees are 2014 1st overall pick Aaron Ekblad, 2014 32nd overall pick […]

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Panthers Sign G Sam Brittain and D Blake Parlett

With the Viola-Cifu tandem giving Dale Tallon and the Florida Panthers the green light to spend this offseason, the Panthers have kept quite busy this summer with the addition of 1st overall pick Aaron Ekblad, and the signings of six new roster players on day one of free agency. In addition, the team announced the signing […]

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