Florida reached at 23rd overall for center (Kurt!) Henrik Borgström. Borgström was slated to go mid rounds, as the second year draft eligible grew nine (9!?!) inches in his first draft season. Coupled with the pain associated with such a growth spurt, its no wonder Borgström had zero interviews at the combine last year and […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins (2-1) take on the San Jose Sharks (1-2) tonight in Game 4 of the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Finals, and ticket prices have been noticeably cheaper than last year. According to data pulled by TicketNetwork, the average price of a Game 4 ticket is $865, compared to $996 in 2015. Location is […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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?
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.
Thursday night was quite thrilling, even if the result was disappointing.
It’s here! It’s finally here! The Panthers have returned to the playoffs, and puck drops on Game 1 tonight. This what we all wanted and this is what we have been waiting for. I’m so excited, as I am sure everyone else is too.
It is here, the final game of the regular season. For once, however, there is no pall of sadness over this game. Instead, we anticipate the excitement of what is to come.
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.
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.
The final Canadian game of the season brings the Panthers to Ottawa. Consider it a charity case, in which a playoff team is presented to an unfortunate Canadian team.