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Brandon Pirri #73 of the Florida Panthers skates against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 1, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Panthers 4-2.  (Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Panthers Sign Brandon Pirri To Two-Year Deal

While the Miami Heat have been getting plenty of attention in South Florida, and rightly so, the local ice hockey team has been quietly piecing together a roster that could make some waves in the upcoming season.

07/16/2014

John Madden #10 looks back as head coach Kevin Dineen of the Florida Panthers directs the team during third period action against the New Jersey Devils in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the BankAtlantic Center on April 21, 2012  in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Devils 3-0. (Source: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Former Panthers Coach Dineen Hired As Blackhawks Assistant

Kevin Dineen, who coached Canada’s women’s hockey team to a gold medal at the Sochi Olympics, has returned to the NHL as an assistant with the Chicago Blackhawks.

07/14/2014

General view as Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning during the Opening Day game at Fenway Park on April 4, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Source: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

America’s Best Sports Cities To Play In

With both the NBA and NHL now in their respective offseasons the attention shifts to looking at all the players who could be changing addresses in the coming months. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the best sports cities in the United States, both from a location standpoint as well as its fans.

06/17/2014

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5 Reasons Why You Should Become A Hockey Fan NOW

Of the four major professional sports leagues in the US, the NHL gets the least amount of coverage in the media, with fans and on television. With the Eastern and Western Conference Finals both going to Game 6, now is a perfect time to start watching hockey and here are 5 reasons why.

05/29/2014

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Without Crawford, Blackhawks Top Panthers 6-2

Patrick Sharp had a goal and two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks scored a season-high three times on the power play in a 6-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Sunday night.

12/08/2013

Florida Panthers v New Jersey Devils - Game Six

Panthers Trade Kris Versteeg To Blackhawks

The Florida Panthers may not be going anywhere fast this season, but at least two players left Sunrise and headed for a new team Thursday night.

CBS Miami–11/15/2013

DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 03:  Tim Thomas #34 of the Florida Panthers at American Airlines Center on October 3, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Behind The Boards: “The Champs Are Coming, The Champs Are Coming”

Game 3 of the Florida Panthers’ six game homestand has the Stanley Cup champion Black Hawks in town. Both teams come off wins Saturday night; the Panthers beat Minnesota 2-1 in a shootout.

CBS4–10/22/2013

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Many Blackhawks Fans Miss The Big Game After Storm Knocks Out Power

Those who got to see the Blackhawks rally to beat the Bruins and win the Stanley Cup last night won’t soon forget it, but unfortunately neither will those who didn’t get to see the big win, after a strong, fast-moving storm knocked out power.

06/25/2013

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Patrick Kane Wins Conn Smythe Trophy

A year ago, the Chicago Blackhawks had to answer questions about Patrick Kane’s maturity.

06/25/2013

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Boston Bruins’ Stanley Cup Hopes Shattered In 17-Second Span

That’s all the time the Chicago Blackhawks needed to rally and win the Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over the Bruins on Monday night.

06/25/2013

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