As was widely reported Monday, Florida Panthers defenceman Aaron Ekblad had successful surgery on a fracture in his left leg and will miss 12 weeks of action.
It was a close call for defenceman Keith Yandle, who was about to be scratched by the Florida Panthers ahead of Sunday’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Florida Panthers have all but overhauled their front office in the off-season and changes spilled over to the team as well, with key players like Mike Hoffman and Evgenii Dadonov not coming back. Bill Zito is the new general manager, replacing Dale Tallon on September 2. That led to the naming of Rick DudleyContinue reading “Panthers: Change is in the Air (Again)”
The Florida Panthers are betting big on a group of goaltending specialists to lead their team into a newfound era of success. Tuesday, the organization announced the implementation of its goaltending excellence department. This department boasts former Panthers netminder Roberto Luongo as its head and will feature goalie coach Francois Allaire as a consultant. “ThisContinue reading “Panthers: Luongo to Head New Goaltending Excellence Department”
It is a month into free agency and Mike Hoffman is still on the market. Stranger things have happened, but this is kind of confounding for a number of reasons. The 30-year-old forward from Kitchener spent the last two seasons as a member of the Florida Panthers. He put up 59 points in 60 gamesContinue reading “NHL: How is Mike Hoffman Still Available?”