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Coyotes don’t expect Bolland to play ‘for the foreseeable futur…

Coyotes don’t expect Bolland to play ‘for the foreseeable future’

thehockeynews.com Updated Aug 26 (4 days ago)
In order to land Lawson Crouse from the Florida Panthers, the Arizona Coyotes also had to take on Dave Bolland’s anchor of a contract that has three years and $16.5 million remaining. But the Coyotes aren’t expecting to have to fork over much of Bolland…
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  • Coyotes flex cap space again, take on Bolland to land Crouse fr…

    Coyotes flex cap space again, take on Bolland to land Crouse from Panthers

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Aug 25 (5 days ago)
    Life as a budget team hasn’t been bad for the Arizona Coyotes this summer. At the draft in June, the Coyotes swung a deal to land a prospect they were targeting — defenseman Jakob Chychrun — and all that was required of Arizona GM John Chayka was ensuri…
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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Florida Panthers

    Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Florida Panthers

    yahoo.com Aug 13
    [Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…
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  • Rapid Fire: with Panthers center Nick Bjugstad

    Rapid Fire: with Panthers center Nick Bjugstad

    With Emma Mason Who did you model your game after? I was always tall and always skinny, so I liked watching players like Ryan Getzlaf and other bigger guys. Blake Wheeler is a Minnesota kid like me, so I watched him when I was younger. There are a lot o…
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  • Five notable players who could opt for retirement following the…

    Five notable players who could opt for retirement following the upcoming season

    The rough and tumble ways of the NHL are starting to go by the wayside, but veteran winger Shawn Thornton is sticking around for one more season with the Florida Panthers. But Thornton, 39, admitted that before he signed a one-year contract extension in…
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  • Boston Bruins prospect Charlie McAvoy levels Florida Panthers p…

    Boston Bruins prospect Charlie McAvoy levels Florida Panthers pick Lawson Crouse in summer Canada-US game

    When Canada and the United States face off it’s for keeps. That evidently goes for games in August, too. Exhibit A: the hit American defenseman Charlie McAvoy levied on Canadian left winger Lawson Crouse during Saturday’s 5-1 U.S. win in the finale of t…
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  • World junior camp: Canada must rely on stars

    World junior camp: Canada must rely on stars

    PLYMOUTH, MICH. – It was a desultory loss for Canada, dropping their second-last contest of the summer world junior camp tournament 5-1 to Sweden. And to be fair, only some of Canada’s best players were in the game. Dylan Strome, Mitch Marner and Tyson …
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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

    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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  • 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.