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Panthers to host hockey clinic in Dominican Republic

Panthers to host hockey clinic in Dominican Republic

NHL.com Updated 14 hours ago
SUNRISE, Fla – The Florida Panthers announced today that they have partnered with JetBlue and the Dominican Republic to visit Santo Domingo from Sept. 8-10, as part of the club's youth hockey and community outreach initiatives. Panthers forward...
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  • Rocco Grimaldi remembers historic hockey double-header day

    Rocco Grimaldi remembers historic hockey double-header day

    yahoo.com Aug 29 (7 days ago)
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Several months later, the absurdity of Nov. 18, 2014 is not lost on Florida Panthers forward Rocco Grimaldi. That was the day he pulled the rare double-header, playing in two different games in two different leagues. Grimaldi starte…
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  • The incredible story of Team USA’s Randy Hernandez

    The incredible story of Team USA’s Randy Hernandez

    Randy Hernandez isn’t the son of a famous NHLer. He didn’t grow up playing on backyard ponds and his first words weren’t the name of his favorite hockey team. “Actually, I didn’t watch hockey at all when I was little,” he said. “I didn’t watch until I w…
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  • AHL Logo Ranking: No. 23 – Portland Pirates

    AHL Logo Ranking: No. 23 – Portland Pirates

    (The AHL has undergone a season of change and one-third of the league has changed locations or logos for the 2015-16 season. Leading up to the new season, The Hockey News will be ranking the logos of the league’s teams and offering a brief look at the h…
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  • Luongo says playoffs or bust, but Panthers still lacking offens…

    Luongo says playoffs or bust, but Panthers still lacking offensive punch

    The Florida Panthers were far and away one of the most surprising teams in the NHL this past season, but goaltender Roberto Luongo says it’s time for the Cats to take the next step. In an interview with Panthers broadcaster Steve Goldstein, Luongo said …
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Florida Panthers from A to Z

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Florida Panthers from A to Z

    yahoo.com Aug 13
    (Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams…
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  • The 10 oldest players suiting up in the NHL in 2015-16

    The 10 oldest players suiting up in the NHL in 2015-16

    The Pittsburgh Penguins made a move yesterday that flew a bit under the radar, signing center Matt Cullen to a one-year, $800,000 contract. Cullen, who has played in more than 1,200 games over his career, has been a steady middle of the lineup player th…
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  • Dal Colle could be next Ekblad as NHL player not available for …

    Dal Colle could be next Ekblad as NHL player not available for world juniors

    NHL.com Aug 7
    When Aaron Ekblad made the NHL out of training camp last season, the Florida Panthers' gain was Canada's loss. Ekblad went from Hockey Canada summer-camp invitee to an indispensable top-four Panthers defenceman within months, and the NHL club...
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  • Why hasn’t your team done anything this off-season?

    Why hasn’t your team done anything this off-season?

    We’ve seen plenty of turnover on NHL rosters so far this summer, setting up what appears to be even crazier parity than normal in each division. The Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and San Jose Sharks made major moves in the Pacific. The Washington Capi…
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  • Ilya Bryzgalov considers retirement in humangous beeg decision

    Ilya Bryzgalov considers retirement in humangous beeg decision

    yahoo.com Jul 16
    Have we seen the last of Ilya Bryzgalov? He played eight games for the Anaheim Ducks last season, signing on in December and then hitting the ice for the last time on Feb. 10 in loss at the Florida Panthers. He gave up three goals on eight shots, which …
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  • Panthers, defenseman Petrovic agree to terms

    Panthers, defenseman Petrovic agree to terms

    NHL.com Jul 15
    Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to terms with D Alex Petrovic on a two-year contract. "We are very pleased to have re-signed Alex," said Tallon. "Alex is a stro...
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  • Sabres expecting massive crowd for Eichel vs. Reinhart scrimmag…

    Sabres expecting massive crowd for Eichel vs. Reinhart scrimmage

    While a final count has yet to be determined, the Buffalo Sabres are set to welcome a crowd for Jack Eichel’s scrimmage debut that rivals a home game for the Florida Panthers, Carolina Hurricanes, Arizona Coyotes or even the Winnipeg Jets. That’s right:…
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  • Bruins win Matt Beleskey sweepstakes – and trade Reilly Smith f…

    Bruins win Matt Beleskey sweepstakes – and trade Reilly Smith for Jimmy Hayes

    The Boston Bruins’ wild team turnover continued July 1, as GM Don Sweeney and president Cam Neely snagged the man plenty of insiders pegged as the top free agent forward on the market: Matt Beleskey, formerly of the Anaheim Ducks. Boston also traded win…
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  • Panthers buy out Boyes' contract

    Panthers buy out Boyes' contract

    NHL.com Jul 1
    SUNRISE, FLA. – Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has bought out the contract of F Brad Boyes. The buyout is in accordance with the NHL/NHLPA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
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  • Red Wings buy out Stephen Weiss; Mike Green a target?

    Red Wings buy out Stephen Weiss; Mike Green a target?

    yahoo.com Jun 30
    The Stephen Weiss era in Detroit never really got underway after the forward signed a five-year, $24.9 million deal with the Red Wings in 2013. In two seasons, the former Florida Panthers captain missed 86 games as nagging injuries prevented him from be…
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  • Hurricanes’ Semin, Panthers’ Boyes on waivers for buyout purpos…

    Hurricanes’ Semin, Panthers’ Boyes on waivers for buyout purposes

    The Carolina Hurricanes are set to deal with the largest cap hit on a buyout in NHL history. The team announced Tuesday that they have placed winger Alexander Semin, he of a five-year, $35 million contract signed just two seasons ago, on waivers with th…
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  • Connor McDavid vs. Jack Eichel: Is a hot dog a sandwich? (Puck …

    Connor McDavid vs. Jack Eichel: Is a hot dog a sandwich? (Puck Daddy Mini-Doc)

    yahoo.com Jun 26
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The NHL Draft is scheduled for Friday night at the BB&T Center, home of the Florida Panthers. Going No. 1: Connor McDavid, to the Edmonton Oilers. Going No. 2 will be Jack Eichel, to the Buffalo Sabres. These two young stars…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Hawks still trying to peddle Sharp and Bickell

    Rumor Roundup: Hawks still trying to peddle Sharp and Bickell

    The increase in the NHL salary cap ceiling from $69 million to $71.4 million does little to help the Chicago Blackhawks escape from salary cap hell for 2015-16. They have over $64 million invested in cap payroll, leaving only $7.3 million to invest in n…
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  • 2015-2016 NHL regular season team schedules

    2015-2016 NHL regular season team schedules

    NHL.com Jun 25
    Anaheim Ducks Arizona Coyotes Boston Bruins Buffalo Sabres Calgary Flames Carolina Hurricanes Chicago Blackhawks Colorado Avalanche Columbus Blue Jackets Dallas Stars Detroit Red Wings Edmonton Oilers Florida Panthers Los Angeles King...
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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.

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