The Panthers have played better hockey under new coach Peter Horachek. He and his assistants, Stanley Cup winners John Madden and Brian Skrudland have brought a different mentality to the team. A mental approach of high energy and intensity is evident.
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.