| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Long after the Panthers had finished practice Wednesday afternoon at the Ice Den, Brad Boyes remained on the ice with assistant coach Mike Kelly working on his game.
Boyes may have been responding to coach Gerard Gallant's shuffling of the lines...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Panthers coach Gerard Gallant shuffled his lines today in an effort to create some offense after the team has scored three goals in three games.
Although Gallant warned the media to not read anything into his practice lines which had top-line right wing...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Panthers fourth-line center Derek MacKenzie is known for his faceoff and penalty-killing prowess so when desperate coach Gerard Gallant called his number to join the power-play unit late in the second period Saturday night, he was surprised to say the...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Earlier this week defenseman Erik Gudbranson said that the season opener against the Lightning would be a good time to send a message to the league and their cross-state rivals that they weren't the same old Panthers.
Well, make it a memo with an...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The Panthers finished 29th in the 30-team NHL and were near the bottom in all of the vital categories such as special teams, goals against and goals for last season
So as General Manager Dale Tallon said at the start of training camp, the Panthers "have...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Based on the days of practices at the U.S. Military Academy, the Florida Panthers' projected lines for Thursday's opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning will have Aleksander Barkov centering Jonathan Huberdeau and Jussi Jokinen; Nick Bjugstad centering...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:50 PM
In a surprise, emotional ceremony held at the top of Mt. Thorne after a grueling team hike on a sun-splashed Monday afternoon at West Point Military Academy, Panthers coach Gerard Gallant named veteran defenseman Willie Mitchell the eighth captain in...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:26 PM
In a surprise, emotional ceremony held at the top of Mt. Thorne Monday afternoon, Panthers coach Gerard Gallant named veteran defenseman Willie Mitchell the eighth captain in franchise history.
It was after a grueling team hike on a sun-splashed day at...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:10 PM
If the revamped Panthers were looking for a confidence-building win in their final preseason game Saturday night at Amalie Arena, they need to search elsewhere.
Perhaps they'll find some chemistry, cohesiveness and confidence over the next three days at...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:07 PM
When the Panthers signed goalie Al Montoya on July 1, General Manager Dale Tallon made it crystal clear that he would be Roberto Luongo's backup this season.
That meant that veteran goalie Dan Ellis, 34, who's expecting to begin his 11th NHL season,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:21 AM
The Panthers may have lost their preseason opener 4-3 in a shootout to the Dallas Stars but there was plenty of good to come out of it.
Of the young players who stood out I was impressed with the progress made by speedy wing Quinton Howden, who was...