The Florida Panthers opened training camp last week and are preparing to play in their first preseason game of the new season on Wednesday night against the Dallas Stars at the BB&T Center.
Gerard Gallant never had a coach that he didn’t enjoy playing for, and he wants the Florida Panthers to feel that way about him.
Florida general manager Dale Tallon would prefer to move past last season, for obvious reasons.
The Florida Panthers took another big step towards their future on Wednesday when the team announced that they have agreed on a three-year entry-level contract with No. 1 overall draft pick Aaron Ekblad.
The Panthers crossed another item off their offseason to-do list on Friday, signing defenseman Dmitry Kulikov to a three-year deal. Financial details weren’t released.
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.
The Florida Panthers have solidified their coaching staff and will employ four assistant coaches to work under new head coach Gerard Gallant.
The Florida Panthers agreed to terms with centers Dave Bolland and Jussi Jokinen, plus goaltender Al Montoya shortly after hockey’s free agent period started Tuesday.
The Florida Panthers have selected defenseman Aaron Ekblad with the first pick in the NHL draft.
It hasn’t happened very often over the last couple decades but the Florida Panthers find themselves in the NHL spotlight this week. The NHL Draft is Friday night and the Panthers hold the No. 1 pick but have been very open about entertaining trade offers from teams who want to move up in the draft.