Sunrise - Jun. 26, 2019: Roberto Luongo, the third-winningest goalie in NHL history, announced his retirement on Wednesday after 19 seasons.
"This is one of the toughest decisions I've faced in my life and it took me a long time to make it," Luongo wrote in a letter posted on the Florida Panthers website. "After thinking about it a lot over the past two months and listening to my body, I made up my mind. It just feels like the right time for me to step away from the game." FULL STORY
San Jose - May. 30, 2019: Bob Boughner was hired by the San Jose Sharks as an assistant coach on Wednesday.
Boughner spent the past two seasons as coach of the Florida Panthers and was a Sharks assistant for two seasons from 2015-17. FULL STORY
Sunrise - Apr. 8, 2019: Joel Quenneville was named coach of the Florida Panthers on Monday. Quenneville is the second-winningest coach in NHL history and guided the Chicago Blackhawks to the Cup in 2010, 2013 and 2015. Quenneville was the longest-tenured coach in the NHL before being fired by the Blackhawks, who hired him on Oct. 16, 2008, to replace Denis Savard. FULL STORY
Toronto - Jun. 19, 2015: The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired the rights to unsigned center Zach Hyman and a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft from the Florida Panthers on Friday in exchange for center Greg McKegg. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 27, 2015: As the Leafs continue to lose games, their probability of acquiring the first overall pick in this year's entry draft remains strong. After losing 4-1 to Florida, Toronto maintains their 9.5% chance of getting upcoming superstar Connor McDavid. Jonathan Huberdeau and Brandon Pirri highlighted the night for Florida, while Leafs' prospect, Sam Carrick, would provide the hometown crowd with some positive play. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 4, 2015: Goaltending Coach Robb Tallas of the Florida Panthers stands in the hallway dressed for back up after both Goaltenders went down against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the BB&T Center on March 3, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Leafs held on to win their first road game since New Year’s Eve, beating the Panthers 3-2. FULL STORY
Anaheim - Feb. 28, 2015: The Anaheim Ducks acquired forward Tomas Fleischmann from the Florida Panthers on Saturday for forward Dany Heatley and a third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.
Fleischmann, 30, has seven goals and 21 points in 50 games this season. He had career highs of 27 goals and 61 points in 2011-12, his first season with the Panthers. FULL STORY
Sunrise - Feb. 26, 2015: Jaromir Jagr was acquired by the Florida Panthers on Thursday in a trade from the New Jersey Devils.
The 43-year-old forward had 11 goals and 18 assists in 57 games for the Devils this season.
The Panthers are two points behind the Boston Bruins for the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Eastern Conference FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Feb. 16, 2015: TSN is reporting today that the Florida Panthers have interest in acquiring Phil Kessel from the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The story says that “Florida Sun-Sentinal beat writer Harvey Fialkov tweeted Monday that the Panthers are not willing to part with a young stud to get him.” FULL STORY
Sunrise - Dec. 12, 2014: Florida Panthers Executive Vice-President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has recalled D Shane O’Brien from San Antonio (AHL).
O’Brien, 31, has played in 528 career National Hockey League games for Calgary (2013-2014), Colorado (2011-2013), Nashville (2010-11), Vancouver (2008-2010), Tampa Bay (2007-08) and Anaheim (2006-2007) scoring 13 goals with 78 assists and 911 penalty minutes. FULL STORY
Sunrise - Dec. 4, 2014: The Columbus Blue Jackets squandered a three-goal lead Thursday, but that didn't prevent them from defeating the Florida Panthers again.
Ryan Johansen scored the only goal of the shootout, and the Blue Jackets made it 10 in a row against the Panthers with a 4-3 win at BB&T Center. FULL STORY
Detroit - Dec. 3, 2014: It was quite a homecoming for Vincent Trocheck.
The Florida Panthers rookie center, who played youth hockey in Detroit and junior hockey for two Ontario Hockey League teams based in Michigan, had a goal and two assists and Florida defeated the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 on Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena to snap Detroit's four-game winning streak. FULL STORY
Columbus - Dec. 1, 2014: Boone Jenner scored the winner midway through the third period and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 24 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Florida Panthers 2-1 at Nationwide Arena on Monday to end a six-game losing streak.
Florida (9-7-6) had a two-game win streak snapped and lost to the Blue Jackets for the ninth straight time. FULL STORY
Sunrise - Nov. 30, 2014: Florida Panthers Executive Vice-President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has recalled G Dan Ellis from San Antonio (AHL). In addition, the club announced today that F Scottie Upshall has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to Nov. 24. FULL STORY
Sunrise - Jul. 8, 2014: Defenseman Aaron Ekblad was selected No. 1 in the 2014 NHL Draft by the Florida Panthers in part because he was considered the most NHL-ready player at his position. With the Panthers' prospect development camp opening this week at their training facility in Sunrise, Fla., spectators already are wondering whether Ekblad will begin the 2014-15 season on the NHL roster. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Jun. 3, 2014: Rumors are swirling around the twitterverse that the Florida Panthers are open to trading the number one overall pick in this years entry draft. These rumors always surface at this time of year, but with the top of the draft being a proverbial crapshoot, might this year be the year it gets dealt? And might the Vancouver Canucks have just the package Florida is looking for? FULL STORY
Edmonton - Nov. 22, 2013: On the strength of a seven point night from the top line of Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, the Edmonton Oilers pushed their season high winning streak to three straight with a 4-1 win over the visiting Florida Panthers in Thursday night NHL action. The victory marked the first time Edmonton has won back-to-back games on home-ice since April 1st, 2013. FULL STORY
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