Category Archives: Florida Panthers
It’s been nearly six months since the Bolts took the ice. After a whirlwind offseason that produced a bevy of new faces, it was finally game time. Last night was the home opener for the Tampa Bay Lightning. As soon as the puck hit the ice on the opening draw, the crowd of more than 19,000 erupted into a thunderous “Let’s go Lightning” chant. (more…)
As the 2014-15 season creeps near us it’s time to take a look at the teams around the league and predict where they may finish.
After winning the NHL Draft Lottery and acquiring the first overall pick, the future of the Florida Panthers looked radiant. A core of great youngsters like Aleksander Barkov, Jonathan Huberdeau, Nick Bjugstad, Brandon Pirri and Erik Gudbranson contrasted with veterans such as Roberto Luongo, Ed Jovanovski and Brian Campbell, plus that first pick, would’ve create a perfect and explosive roster for the Cats. (more…)
What a day today was. Roberto Luongo, going back to the Florida Panthers, who saw that one coming? While the excitement will continue up until 3 p.m. today (in some cases a bit later) it is being reported that Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Brett Connolly could be moved. Who reported this? That would be Brian Lawton, the one-time Lightning GM, who isn’t quite well received by fans in Tampa. (more…)
With the Olympics underway, and the NHL on a 17 day break or so, it is time to celebrate how great the game is as we watch the best players from around the world battle it out for the ultimate glory. However, in just a couple weeks we will be watching as our favourite teams decide whether to add depth, rebuild, move a goalie, or make a blockbuster move before the trade deadline strikes. So who are some names to really watch out for come March 5th or maybe even before? I have put together a list of guys who have a strong likelihood of switching teams and some to just keep an eye out for. (more…)
The Bruins hope home ice, and cheerful Boston fans will be able to help them overcome their recent struggles.
One at Home
When you think back before the season, who would have guessed that the Tampa Bay Lightning would be 8-3 and on top of the Atlantic division? This young bunch, led by an ageless Marty St. Louis, keeps finding ways to win. On Saturday night they defeated the Buffalo Sabres by the score of 3-2 and on Sunday they downed the Panthers 4-3.