In today’s NHL rumors, Bryan Little of the Winnipeg Jets comments on the possibility of him never playing hockey again. The Pittsburgh Penguins have made sweeping changes to their coaching staff, and in Toronto, Auston Matthews comments on the opinions from fans and media about how the Maple Leafs team is constructed. The Florida Panthers are talking to candidates about the … [Read more...] about NHL Rumors: Jets, Penguins, Maple Leafs, Panthers, More
Photo by Elsa/Getty Images Lightning score epic overtime win over Blue Jackets The “official” First Round of the NHL started yesterday with what was supposed to be four games, but, turned into three, thanks to one of the longest games in the history of the league. Tampa Bay, Calgary and Vegas took series-opening wins, while the game bewteen Boston and Carolina was postponed. … [Read more...] about Wednesday Caterwaul: First Round Open Forum
The 2020 NHL Draft will likely be one that is remembered for a long time to come. Nevermind the fact that COVID-19 completely changed the formatting of the playoffs, the lottery couldn’t just be pushed to the background. It had to up the ante. Related: The Legendary Career of Roberto Luongo When Gary Bettman announced during Phase 1 of the NHL Draft Lottery that one of … [Read more...] about After Panthers’ Early Postseason Exit, What’s Next?
The Florida Panthers recently parted ways with longtime executive Dale Tallon, announcing that they would immediately begin a search for the team’s next general manager. Speculation immediately popped up about Montreal Canadiens AGM Scott Mellanby who captained the Panthers for several seasons. That chatter has been confirmed by Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic, who reports that … [Read more...] about Florida Panthers Receive Permission To Speak With Scott Mellanby
Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images Round of 16 start today with four games on the slate After getting its bubble burst by the New York Islanders, the Florida Panthers ping pong ball didn’t get drawn last night in Secaucus, NJ. Instead, it was the New York Rangers that won the eight-team lottery for the first overall pick in the draft. Barring a trade, the Rangers will … [Read more...] about Rangers win draft lottery, Panthers will pick 12th in first round
Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images Cats have a 12.5% chance at top pospect Alexis Lafreniere The National Hockey League will hold Phase 2 of the draft lottery tonight and the Florida Panthers are one of eight teams still in the running for the first overall pick in the 2020 Entry Draft, which, by allindicactions, will be forward Lafreniere. The lottery will be held in the … [Read more...] about Phase 2 Draft Lottery Thread: Panthers in the running for first overall pick tonight
Seven teams in the NHL didn’t get a chance to return to play this summer. Their regular seasons were so disastrous that they didn’t qualify for a tournament which saw 24-teams take part. But none of them will be rewarded with the first-overall pick in 2020. Instead, that selection will go to one of the eight teams eliminated over the past week, after the first part of the draft … [Read more...] about Poll: Who Do You Want To Win The Draft Lottery?
When a team loses on the scale as the Florida Panthers do, management is naturally to blame. Bad management decisions compound themselves multiple times over if left unchecked. Before Vinnie Viola and Doug Cifu bought the Florida Panthers in 2013, problems could all be linked to money or lack thereof. For a solid decade, the […] Florida Panthers: It Turns out Front Office was … [Read more...] about Florida Panthers: It Turns out Front Office was Even More Dysfunctional than Previously Thought
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is good news for Vegas Golden Knights fans as they’ll be getting a key forward back for their series against the Chicago Blackhawks. The Florida Panthers have officially parted ways with Dale Tallon, and there are questions in Toronto about whether or not this is the right offseason to break up the fabulous four. Panthers Fire Dale … [Read more...] about NHL Rumors: Panthers, Maple Leafs, Knights, Wild, More