| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The Panthers are hoping that Willie Mitchell's personnel evaluation skills are just as sharp as that of team architect, General Manager Dale Tallon.
When the veteran defenseman was a free agent coming off a concussion shortened 2010 season in Vancouver,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Panthers new coach Gerard Gallant is considered a players' coach, one who scored more than 200 goals during an 11-year NHL career, and one who believes in face-to-face communication.
Just don't expect him to tweet, text or call.
"I didn't talk to...
| Sep 17, 2014
As the Panthers get set to begin their 21st training camp on Thursday, it seems like 2011 all over again when General Manager Dale Tallon brought in a busload of free-agent veterans with Stanley Cup rings in their trophy case to complement some young...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:01 PM
I met veteran defenseman Shane O’Brien today after the Panthers unofficial practice at their IceDen facility in Coral Springs, and he seems very excited about making the team after agreeing to a professional tryout (PTO).
O’Brien, 31, has...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim, a first-round draft pick in 2002, certainly will never forget his first rookie camp with the Islanders.
"I remember in the first [rookie] game against Philadelphia we had eight fights in the first five minutes,'' laughed...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:05 AM
In a world where Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane are healthy, the Blackhawks are the best puck-possession team in the NHL.
They are offensive monsters. They play keepaway up and down the ice. Opponents can get the puck back when they fish it out of...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:24 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Dave Bolland planned for what for him is a normal summer day Tuesday by heading to the gym for a workout and then undergoing a physiotherapy session on his rehabbing left ankle.
At some point, however, Bolland would take a moment to click...
| Sep 5, 2013
Former Chicago Blackhawks center Dave Bolland, who scored the game-winning goal in the final game of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final, on Tuesday listed his seven-bedroom, 6,100-square-foot mansion in west Lincoln Park for $1.9 million.
A Toronto native,...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 3:15 PM
CHICAGO -- Kings Coach Darryl Sutter said Sunday that center Mike Richards is fine after being momentarily dazed by a hit from Chicago’s Dave Bolland on Saturday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
Sutter, as usual, wouldn’t disclose...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:28 AM
Among the many ways the Blackhawks pantsed the Kings in the first two games of the Western Conference finals, this might be the most amazing stat that blew up supposedly impenetrable goalie Jonathan Quick:
Three times the Hawks scored two goals in a...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks scored two second-period goals as part of a repeated shot-taking effort on gifted Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, producing a 2-1 victory over visiting Los Angeles in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday at United...