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The Florida Panthers have signed forward Jimmy Hayes to a one-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration, the team announced Tuesday. Tim Wharnsby of CBC.ca reported it is a one-way contract. Financial terms were not disclosed, but Harvey Filak...Upvote Share Tweet
NHL.com Jul 24Defenseman Keaton Ellerby has agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with the Winnipeg Jets worth $700,000, the team announced Thursday. Ellerby, 25, was a first-round pick (No. 10) of the Florida Panthers in the 2007 NHL Draft and had...Upvote Share Tweet
Who’s going to win the turtle race for 30th – and gain a franchise player?thehockeynews.com Jul 23If Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel and Noah Hanifin are the top three amigos for the 2015 NHL draft, the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames are their top three suitors. Yesterday, my esteemed boss Jason Kay wrote a blog wondering if the …Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 22From the Winter Classic in Washington to the All-Star Game in Columbus, NBC will be busy in its duties for the 2014-15 season, but they won’t be lugging any gear to Long Island or Sunrise. As the schedule currently stands, the New York Islanders and Flo…Upvote Share Tweet
Roberto Luongo, Al Montoya a good bet to lead Florida back into the playoff picturethehockeynews.com Jul 21On Friday, the Florida Panthers signed defenseman Dmitry Kulikov to a three-year contract extension, though the long-time rumor mill subject may not play out all three seasons with the Panthers. We’ll see. With Kulikov, the Panthers defense is taking pr…Upvote Share Tweet
THN’s pre-season prediction debates underscores how parity has made the NHL unpredictablethehockeynews.com Jul 20Every year around this time, THN’s editorial staff convenes in a boardroom to hash out our pre-season NHL predictions. The predictions meeting is a raucous couple of hours in which, after consulting with coaches, scouts, and our larger network of contac…Upvote Share TweetLast winter wasn't very good for the Florida Panthers. This summer, however, has gone largely according to their plan. The Panthers crossed another item off their off-season to-do list on Friday, signing defenceman Dmitry Kulikov to a thre...Upvote Share Tweet
Panthers re-sign Dmitry Kulikov, suddenly have a pretty decent defenseyahoo.com Jul 18The Florida Panthers re-signed defenseman Dmitry Kulikov on Friday, inking the Russian blueliner to a three-year, $13 million contract extension. Kulikov, 23, was coming off his two-year bridge contract, which carried a cap hit of $2.5 million. The new …Upvote Share Tweet
Which franchise will be the next to win its first-ever Stanley Cup?thehockeynews.com Jul 17We recently sorted out our Yearbook predictions for 2014-15, which included projected standings and which team will win the Stanley Cup. Without giving it away, our anticipated winner has been to the promised land before. Which mathematically, should no…Upvote Share Tweet
Prospect Watch: Early summer NCAA commitmentsthehockeynews.com Jul 16Commitments tend to slow down a bit in the late spring and early summer, so I’ve put together a batch of pledges from recent months for another roundup of NCAA news. As per usual, these commitments were culled from College Hockey Inc. and the excellent …Upvote Share Tweet
The NHL’s weakest division? Um, “congratulations”, Metrothehockeynews.com Jul 15When the NHL made its most recent realignment, last season, it reemphasized the importance of divisional play by also restructuring its playoff format. The wild card element throws a bit of a wrench into it from year-to-year, but for the most part, team…Upvote Share Tweet
Can you imagine the Florida Panthers with a teal logo? It could have happenedthehockeynews.com Jul 15There’s a really neat series going on at Icethetics that’s been looking at designer Ken Loh and his involvement with NHL logo designs in the 1990s. It started out with a teal Philadelphia Flyers alternate jersey that never saw the light of day, during a…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Could Patrick Sharp end up with Canadiens or Panthers?thehockeynews.com Jul 14With the Chicago Blackhawks needing to shed salary before the regular season begins, NBC Sports’ Mike Halford wonders if they could turn to their pipeline with the Florida Panthers. The Blackhawks currently sit $2.2 million over the $69-million cap for …Upvote Share TweetIf Kevin Dineen’s post-playing career has had anything, it’s unpredictability. He coached the AHL Portland Pirates from 2005-2011, through two NHL team affiliations (Anaheim Ducks and Buffalo Sabres). His first season as head coach of the Florida Panthe…Upvote Share Tweet
Gudbranson, Panthers agree on two-year contractNHL.com Jul 10Erik Gudbranson agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Florida Panthers on Thursday. Financial details of the contract were not released. "Erik is an important part of our young core of talented players who we are pleased to have sign...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jul 8Defenseman Greg Zanon and center Brett Olson each signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Florida Panthers on Tuesday. Zanon, 34, had four assists and a minus-4 rating in 24 games last season with the San Antonio Rampage, the Panthers' Ame...Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 7The NHL’s arbitration process is scheduled to begin later this month. Twenty NHL players have filed for arbitration, while three players were taken to arbitration by their teams. Usually, these contracts are settled before the team and player have to fa…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Lecavalier, Kane & Gonchar buzzthehockeynews.com Jul 5The Philadelphia Flyers recent signings (defenseman Nick Schultz, backup goalie Ray Emery and winger Jason Akeson) pushes them above the $69-million salary cap by just more than $3 million. That’s the most of any NHL team this summer, putting pressure o…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 3Drafted 15th overall in 1991 – right after Pat Peake – Alex Kovalev became a prolific, if somewhat mercurial, NHL scorer. He had the size and the skill to take over NHL games, but at times he also left you expecting more. Kovalev retired from profession…Upvote Share Tweet
Additions of Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin make Isles better, but their defense corps still needs major workthehockeynews.com Jul 3First thing’s first: the New York Islanders overpaid Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin Wednesday, but they’re hardly alone in that regard. The Panthers handed out eye-bulgingly generous contracts as if they were those annoying handbillers who plague…Upvote Share Tweet
Panthers Rally Past StarsApr 6The Panthers scored three unanswered goals and rallied past the Stars 3-2.
Devils Double Up PanthersMar 31Travis Zajac's hat trick helped the Devils beat the Panthers 6-3.
Ducks Snap Home SkidMar 23The Ducks broke a four-game home losing streak with a 6-2 victory over the Panthers.
Quick, Kings Blank PanthersMar 22Jonathan Quick's fifth shutout of the season lifted the Kings to a 4-0 win over the Panthers.
Jaguars Report: Just Wait Until Next YearJul 31Marcedes Lewis will likely be catching passes from Chad Henne, not Blake Bortles, this fall. (Bob Mack/AP/The Florida Times-Union) I’m at EverBank Field, home of the Jaguars. It’s yet another team practice and training and showering and dressing at its …
Five Things I Think I Think: Atlanta FalconsJul 31.
Minnesota Timberwolves talking Kevin Love trade only with Cleveland Cavali…Jul 30The Minnesota Timberwolves were engaged in serious Kevin Love trade talks with no teams other than the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, adding to the growing belief around the NBA that Love teaming up with LeBron James is inevitable, according to sourc…
Falcons Report: Putting It All on the LinesJul 30Ra’Shede Hageman (in white) is part of a rebuilt defensive line that must generate a pass rush. (Brynn Anderson/AP) I’m in Flowery Branch, Ga., the permanent training home of the Falcons, for a steamy afternoon practice, the second padded practice of th…