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Kyle Turris #7 of the Ottawa Senators goes to the ice between goaltender Roberto Luongo #1 and Dmitry Kulikov #7 of the Florida Panthers during third period action at the BB&T Center on October 13, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. (Source: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Panthers Set To Battle Avalanche As Road Trip Continues

A pair of teams that have stumbled out of the gate will face off tonight in Denver.

19 hours ago

The exterior of BB&T Center is shown before the Boston Bruins game against the Florida Panthers in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers won 8-3.  (Source: Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Panthers Seeing Dismal Crowds To Start Season

A half-hour before the Florida Panthers’ home opener, there were people waiting outside the arena to buy tickets.

10/14/2014

Clarke MacArthur #16 of the Ottawa Senators scores a second period goal past goaltender Roberto Luongo #1 of the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on October 13, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. (Source: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Panthers Shutout In Front Of Smallest Crowd In Team History

The Florida Panthers early season struggles continued Monday night.

10/13/2014

Nick Bjugstad #27 of the Florida Panthers. (Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Panthers Drop Opener To Lightning In Overtime

Victor Hedman scored a power-play goal 1:11 into overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 in their season opener Thursday night.

10/09/2014

Roberto Luongo #1 of the Florida Panthers during a preseason game at American Airlines Center on September 29, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.  (Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Panthers Open Season With Matchup Against Tampa Bay

Steven Stamkos was playing some of his best hockey for the first-place Tampa Bay Lightning when a broken leg in mid-November sidelined him for the next 45 games and the Olympics.

10/09/2014

Willie Mitchell #33 of the Los Angeles Kings skates against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on January 23, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (Source: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Mitchell Already A Leader For The Florida Panthers

The “C” stands for captain. In Willie Mitchell’s case, it may as well stand for Cup.

10/07/2014

Shane O'Brien #55 of the Calgary Flames during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on October 22, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Panthers Sign D Shane O’Brien To One-Year Deal

The Florida Panthers announced on Monday that the team has signed defenseman Shane O’Brien to a one-year, two way contract.

10/06/2014

Joey Crabb #10 of the Florida Panthers attempts to pass the puck in front of the Tampa Bay Lightning net at the BB&T Center on September 28, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Source: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Panthers Trade Joey Crabb To Rangers

The Florida Panthers traded forward Joey Crabb to the New York Rangers on Monday in a move that will provide more depth at both forward and defenseman.

10/06/2014

Willie Mitchell #33 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates after defeating the New Jersey Devils in Game Six of the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals at Staples Center on June 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings defeated the Devils 6-1 to win the series 4 games to 2.  (Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Panthers Name Willie Mitchell Captain For 2014-15 Season

We knew that the Florida Panthers would have a new captain for the 2014-15 season when the team bought out the final year of former captain Ed Jovanovski’s contract.

10/06/2014

Roberto Luongo #1 of the Florida Panthers during a preseason game at American Airlines Center on September 29, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.  (Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Kucherov Scores Twice As Lightning Shutout Panthers

Nikita Kucherov scored twice and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 3-0 in a preseason game Thursday night.

10/02/2014

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