Center Aleksander Barkov, the top-ranked European skater, is going to the Florida Panthers in the second overall pick of the NHL draft.
The Florida Panthers fell on a lot of hard times in the lockout-shortened 2013 season. But, the team’s luck may be about to changes thanks in large part to the Colorado Avalanche and Sunday’s NHL Draft.
The Florida Panthers entered the 2013 season full of hope. But between injuries and other problems, the Panthers finished with the worst record in hockey. Still, if it wasn’t for bad luck, the Panthers may not have any luck at all.