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Ekblad doesn’t believe front office shake-up will change Panthe…

Ekblad doesn’t believe front office shake-up will change Panthers’ game

thehockeynews.com Updated Jul 24 (6 days ago)
The Florida Panthers have made several offseason moves in the name of analytics this summer, including the naming of Tom Rowe as the club’s general manager replacing Dale Tallon who was named president of hockey operations. The Panthers are coming off a…
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  • Islanders planning Brooklyn escape to Queens: Report

    Islanders planning Brooklyn escape to Queens: Report

    yahoo.com Jul 21
    NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 24: Fans gather in the plaza prior to the game between the New York Islanders and the Florida Panthers. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images) Are the New York Islanders planning their escape from Barclays Center? The Islanders…
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  • Panthers coach Gallant ‘a little bit surprised’ by number of mo…

    Panthers coach Gallant ‘a little bit surprised’ by number of moves team made

    The past campaign was the most successful regular season the Florida Panthers have ever put together, so you’ll forgive coach Gerrard Gallant if he didn’t expect to see his club shaken up this summer. After coaching Florida to an Atlantic Division title…
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  • Report: Panthers kicking tires on free agent defenseman Kris Ru…

    Report: Panthers kicking tires on free agent defenseman Kris Russell

    Free agency opened 11 days ago, but defenseman Kris Russell, who was a hot commodity at the trade deadline, has yet to find himself a place to play in the upcoming campaign. However, there may be a new suitor throwing their hat in the ring for the free …
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  • Florida Panthers plan long-term with big free agent deals

    Florida Panthers plan long-term with big free agent deals

    yahoo.com Jul 6
    (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images) Shortly after the Florida Panthers were eliminated from the 2015-16 Stanley Cup Playoffs the team’s management planned out the next season. It also looked two years down the road and three years and fo…
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  • What We Learned: Panthers well-positioned for leap forward

    What We Learned: Panthers well-positioned for leap forward

    yahoo.com Jul 4
    (Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.) Last season the F…
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  • Panthers’ signing spree continues with Reilly Smith contract ex…

    Panthers’ signing spree continues with Reilly Smith contract extension

    The Florida Panthers’ recent free agency wheeling and dealing continued Sunday afternoon with the club announcing it has signed winger Reilly Smith to a five-year contract extension. The deal is worth $25 million for an average annual value of $5 millio…
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  • Trocheck completes his 6-year, $28.5M deal with Panthers

    Trocheck completes his 6-year, $28.5M deal with Panthers

    SUNRISE, Fla. - The Florida Panthers have finalized the signing of forward Vincent Trocheck to a six-year, $28.5 million contract. Trocheck had 25 goals and 28 assists for Florida last season, helping the Panthers win the Atlantic Division ti...
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  • Panthers continue revamping blue line by signing Demers

    Panthers continue revamping blue line by signing Demers

    The Florida Panthers have continued overhauling their blue line by signing defenceman Jason Demers to a five-year contract. Demers had seven goals and 16 assists in 62 games for the Dallas Stars last season. He's a puck-moving defenceman who ...
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  • Why James Reimer was a sneaky-good signing for the Panthers

    Why James Reimer was a sneaky-good signing for the Panthers

    Unrestricted free agent goalie James Reimer’s starting options dried up in a hurry. The Carolina Hurricanes re-upped Cam Ward, the Toronto Maple Leafs acquired Frederik Andersen and the Calgary Flames dealt for Brian Elliott. No other NHL team had an ob…
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  • Aaron Ekblad’s eight-year, $60-million extension with Panthers …

    Aaron Ekblad’s eight-year, $60-million extension with Panthers a no-brainer

    We’ve seen oodles of controversial trades and some surprising money handed out this week, so it’s refreshing to see a sensible contract handed out to a good, young, star player. The Florida Panthers have agreed with defenseman Aaron Ekblad on an eight-y…
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  • Odd-man out in Florida, Kulikov excited to join Sabres

    Odd-man out in Florida, Kulikov excited to join Sabres

    NHL.com Jun 28
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Dmitry Kulikov was initially excited upon learning the Florida Panthers had acquired and then signed free-agent defenceman Keith Yandle to a long-term contract last week. Little did Kulikov realize that Yandle's addition would...
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  • Devils' Ray Shero on futures of Kyle Palmieri, Patrik Elias

    Devils' Ray Shero on futures of Kyle Palmieri, Patrik Elias

    yahoo.com Jun 25
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – The New Jersey Devils won’t have any issues clearing the $54 million salary cap floor for next season. With Ryan Clowe still on the books for two more seasons and one more year of Marc Savard’s contract after they acquired his cap hit fr…
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  • Panthers, Sabres swap Kulikov, Pysyk and picks

    Panthers, Sabres swap Kulikov, Pysyk and picks

    The Florida Panthers acquired Mark Pysyk plus pick No. 38 and No. 89 in this year's draft from the Buffalo Sabres for Dmitry Kulikov and pick No. 33. Prior to the start of the draft, the Sabres were rumored to be in the hunt for defenseman. They got one…
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  • Why Keith Yandle opted for Panthers over unrestricted free agen…

    Why Keith Yandle opted for Panthers over unrestricted free agency

    yahoo.com Jun 24
    Keith Yandle had planned to go to July 1 and see where he stacked up in the unrestricted free agent market. It was going to be tough for the salary cap strapped New York Rangers to re-sign him and Yandle was curious to find out which teams wanted his se…
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  • Kevin Shattenkirk derby could be NHL Draft day’s costliest

    Kevin Shattenkirk derby could be NHL Draft day’s costliest

    yahoo.com Jun 24
    Kevin Shattenkirk’s future was just determined by Keith Yandle. When the Florida Panthers signed the defenseman to a seven-year, $44.45-million deal, that set the rate for Shattenkirk, who is going into the final year of his deal with the St. Louis Blue…
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  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 02:25

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Mar 20
    Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL, including ESPN analyst Linda Cohn trying out for the Florida Panthers.
  • Video - L-Co's Impressive Tryout 00:33

    L-Co's Impressive Tryout

    Mar 17
    ESPN's Linda Cohn participated in the Panthers' Goal of a Lifetime competition to become the team's back-up practice goaltender for a day.
  • Video - Canadiens Beat Panthers 01:21

    Canadiens Beat Panthers

    Mar 17
    Jacob De La Rose had a goal and an assist in Montreal's 3-2 win over Florida.
  • Video - Linda Cohn Tries Out For Florida Panthers 01:30

    Linda Cohn Tries Out For Florida Panthers

    Mar 16
    "SportsCenter" anchor Linda Cohn discusses her tryout as a backup practice goalie for the Florida Panthers.