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 […]
And we’re back on the road! Hang onto your hats, kids, this road trip is going to be a wild one. Luckily, the Rangers aren’t as scary as they could be right now. Except for that Lundqvist guy. Never mind, forget I said anything.
We have more matinee hockey today, live from the State of Hockey. We probably won’t see three trades during the game today, and we definitely won’t see any of yesterday’s acquisitions. However, it is still always fun to take in a game during the daylight.
Again? Okay then! Another Central Division opponent rolls into Sunrise tonight, let’s see how this is going to shake out.
Florida goes for twelve in a row tonight against a team that scored five goals in their last game — sadly, three of those were into their own net.
Good possession team with terrible goaltending meets below average possession team with excellent goaltending. Someone will win, but PDO will almost definitely lose.
Losing is the worst, let’s stop doing it at two in a row, shall we?
Coming off a win in Nashville, the Panthers are looking for their fifth win in a row tonight in Columbus. It’s a scheduled loss — the tired team is generally expected to lose, especially when they travel to get to the game — but under Gallant, Florida boasts a 5-5-3 record in the second half […]
We may all be eagerly watching the OHL this season, with two of Florida’s most exciting forward prospects in Juho Lammikko and Lawson Crouse reuniting for the Kingston Frontenacs, but there’s another place you should be looking if you want to keep up on the prospects who haven’t joined the pro ranks yet: college hockey. In this […]
When I first pitched a piece on Mike Matheson, Florida’s first round pick (23rd Overall) in the 2012 draft, my intention was to try to manage expectations. Unlike other recent first rounders in Huberdeau, Barkov, and Ekblad, Matheson has always been much less of a sure thing. That first draft of this piece opened with: Mike […]
Every time someone suggests that Rocco Grimaldi is a lock for the team next season, I remind them, “Don’t count out Kyle Rau.” I’ve sent people multiple mock lineups for next season that include Rau on the second line. It started as a joke but it’s gotten more serious for me as time went on: […]
It feels like every time I get into a conversation with someone on twitter about how great Jonathan Huberdeau has been this season, I end up hearing the same thing: he needs to stop passing and shoot more. I get why the fanbase as a whole wants that. Our impression of who Jonathan Huberdeau is as an […]