Final Reaction to the Front Office Shuffle

The Panthers officially announced on Monday the front office changes that broke last weekend. Dale Tallon is now President of Hockey Operations, Tom Rowe is General Manager, and Eric Joyce and Steve Werier are both Assistant General Managers. In my piece last week, you can see some of the reservations I had. While not all […]

Digging In On Erik Gudbranson’s Extension

On Monday, the Florida Panthers announced that they had signed Erik Gudbranson to a one year contract extension. Terms were not announced by the team, but quickly appeared on CapFriendly and GeneralFanager: Gudbranson will make $3.5 million next year. As Florida makes a turn towards a more analytical model, I thought it might be interesting […]

Reaction: Front Office Restructuring

On Saturday night, it broke that the Panthers are shuffling their management structure. Dale Tallon has been promoted to President of Hockey Operations, with Tom Rowe named GM in his place. Eric Joyce, the GM of the Portland Pirates has been named an Assistant GM, as has Steve Werier, formerly the Panthers’ VP of Business […]

Game Day Thoughts (4/24/16)

It’s do or die time today, probably a little earlier than any of us wanted. No use crying over spilled milk though, this is the situation the Panthers find themselves in, and there’s nothing that can be done about that now.

Game Day Thoughts (4/22/16)

Happy game day! Pivotal Game 5 tonight, who ever wins gets a chance on Sunday to win their first playoff series in two decades and punch their ticket to face the Tampa Bay Lightning. These are exciting times.

Game Day Thoughts (4/20/16)

Tonight is pivotal Game 4 in Brooklyn. I bet we are all starting to feel a little tense out there. Want to feel better about the Panthers chances tonight?

Game Day Thoughts (4/17/16)

Happy day, Panthers fans! Tonight brings us to Brooklyn for Game 3 of the first round. In honor of the occasion, block a third of your TV screen tonight for an authentic experience.

An Individual Barrage

Earlier, I discussed the surge in Panthers shooting. The big team-wide improvement no doubt comes with some individual improvement. However, leaving that statement as is would be doing a disservice to just how good the individual improvement is.

Shoot The Lights Out

As we gear up for the playoffs, we naturally look for things that tells us how well a team is performing. The Playoffs can be a stressful thing to experience, so any little comfort can ease your mind, and any little flaw can drive you batty.

Erik Gudbranson Out

News of a bad break came down this morning, as it was announced that defenseman Erik Gudbranson was sent back to Florida for evaluation. George Richards reported that it