Florida Panthers

Brickley leads Panthers to exhibition win over Predators
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Connor Brickley had two goals and an assist, helping the Florida Panthers beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 in a preseason split-squad game on Tuesday night. Henrik Haapala, Michael Matheson and Denis Malgin also scored for Florida

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Trending Topics: Dale Tallon seeks to undo progress Panthers made without him
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Florida Panthers GM Dale Tallon has made some questionable decisions this offseason. Dale Tallon was back in charge of all personnel decisions after a year of being, ahem, promoted, and all the smart, younger hockey guys who worked to improve a team with a decent framework were out. The way the Florida Panthers have been […]

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Coyotes acquire Demers from Panthers for McGinn
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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes acquired defenseman Jason Demers from the Florida Panthers on Sunday for forward Jamie McGinn. The 29-year-old Demers had nine goals and 19 assists in 81 regular-season games for the Panthers last season. He

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Trade: Panthers send Jason Demers to Coyotes for Jamie McGinn
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The Florida Panthers continue to hit the “reset” button on their brief analytics era now that GM Dale Tallon is fully back in charge. The Arizona Coyotes certainly seem analytics-leaning, too, so it makes sense that they’ll reportedly be the new home for defenseman Jason Demers. The Panthers recently confirmed that they will receive Jamie […]

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Hurricane Irma and hockey: Caring, controversy in face of storm
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Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys on Sunday, the strongest Category 4 storm to hit the region in 57 years. The reaction starts with the Florida Panthers, who have turned the BB&T Center into a storage facility for emergency vehicles and a staging area for local first responders. Panthers president Matthew Caldwell slept […]

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Florida Panthers evacuate team, staff to Boston ahead of Hurricane Irma
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The Florida Panthers are the latest team from the American state to batten down the hatches in preparation for Hurricane Irma. The NHL team have chartered a plane to shuttle players, coaches, staff members and their families to Boston on Friday ahead of the category five storm's impact. Panthers chief executive officer Matthew Caldwell revealed that the team are even preparing […]

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Hurricane Irma forces Capitals to cancel prospect tournament in Florida
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With Hurricane Irma threatening to hit Florida, the Washington Capitals have cancelled this year’s prospect tournament at Germain Arena in Estero, Fla. The NHL team made the announcement Wednesday morning. The tournament featured prospects from four

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Florida Panthers evacuating players, staff to Boston in wake of Hurricane Irma
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The Florida Panthers will be evacuating about 80 players, staff, and family members out of the state ahead of Hurricane Irma. According to The Miami Herald, the Panthers have charted a plane to Boston for Friday before Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida. Training camps are scheduled to get underway across the NHL within the […]

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Owen Tippett thinks he has ‘the upside of Phil Kessel’
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In discussing his chances of making the immediate jump from being the 10th pick of this past draft by the Florida Panthers, Owen Tippett evoked the name Phil Kessel, as Sportsnet’s Luke Fox reported about a week ago. “I have the upside of Phil Kessel—the speed, the shot, the way he can make plays. “Phil […]

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‘Don’t be afraid’ — Panthers’ Ekblad voices support for LGBT athletes
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Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad has recently voiced his support of the LGBT community — and LGBT athletes in particular. The 21-year-old Ekblad recently made the comments to Boca Raton Magazine, following an appearance in a Nike commercial supporting the LGBT community. You’ll be surprised by how many people are accepting,” he says, elaborating on […]

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Panthers add Harry Zolnierczyk to PTO mix
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The Florida Panthers already handed a PTO offer to Brandon Pirri, and now they’re doing the same with Harry Zolnierczyk. With Radim Vrbata, Evgeni Dadonov, and Micheal Haley already added to the roster with full contracts this summer, the Panthers will

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It’s Florida Panthers day at PHT
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The Florida Panthers entered last season with high expectations, given their playoff appearance in 2016 and a busy summer of acquisitions and signings that followed. There has been significant change both on and off the ice for the Panthers since April. The days of Jaromir Jagr in a Panthers uniform appear to be over.

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