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Canadiens' Max Domi suspended for preseason for sucker-punching Panthers' Aaron Ekblad

Canadiens' Max Domi suspended for preseason for sucker-punching Panthers' Aaron Ekblad

Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi has been suspended for the remainder of the NHL preseason after punching Florida defenseman Aaron Ekblad during an exhibition game. The NHL's Department of Player Safety made the announcement Thursday following an afternoon hearing with Domi. The punch came at...

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Florida Panthers' Aaron Ekblad sucker-punched by Canadiens' Max Domi in Montreal

Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo said Max Domi's sucker punch on Aaron Ekblad was “gutless.” Domi was given a match penalty for punching Ekblad in the nose in the third period in the Panthers' 5-2 exhibition victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night. Ekblad left the game, at...
Eyes On The Prize Sep 19, 2018
Canadiens vs. Panthers: Game thread

Canadiens vs. Panthers: Game thread

Florida arrives in town with most of its NHL roster in tow. The Montreal Canadiens faced a New Jersey Devils team missing top players Taylor Hall and Nico Hischier on Monday night. On Wednesday, the Habs will face the very best of what the Florida Panthers have to offer. Led by newly named captain Aleksander Barkov, the Panthers’ top seven scorers from last season will be on the ice at the Bell Centre, including top defencemen Keith Yandle and Aaron Ekblad. Roberto Luongo also makes the trip back to his hometown, and while it’s unlikely he plays the full game, he should get into the...
The Hockey Writers Sep 19, 2018

Power-Ranking Every Panthers Entry Draft

It is the Florida Panthers’ 25th anniversary season this year, throughout which there will be plenty of attention given to past franchise stars like Olli Jokinen and Ed Jovanovski. Before the season, however, is a good time to look back on all of the Panthers’ 26 entry drafts. They have hosted the event twice in […] The post Power-Ranking Every Panthers Entry Draft appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Panthers lose both games of split-squad doubleheader with Predators to open preseason

Juuse Saros and Tom McCollum combined for a shutout for Nashville in the teams' first split-squad game, a 5-0 win over Florida to open the preseason. Saros, who started the game, made 20 saves in the first two periods. McCollum stopped all three shots he faced in the third. Calle Jarnkrok's first...

Aleksander Barkov named Florida Panthers team captain

One of the league’s emerging young stars, Aleksander Barkov will officially be leading the Panthers on the ice this season. The 23-year-old forward was named team captain, making him the youngest player in franchise history to wear the ‘C’. Florida officially presented him with his captain’s jersey...
Last Word on Hockey Sep 17, 2018
Florida Panthers Name Aleksander Barkov Captain

Florida Panthers Name Aleksander Barkov Captain

The Florida Panthers announced on Monday that Aleksander Barkov would be their new captain for the 2018-19 season. Barkov becomes the ninth captain in Panthers history. He is taking the role from Derek MacKenzie, a 37-year-old that held the role for two seasons. Aleksander Barkov Becomes Ninth Captain in Florida Panthers History Barkov led the Panthers in scoring last season. The 23-year-old winger scored 78 points in 79 games. This set a career high, as well as became his third consecutive year of over 50 points. In terms of 2017-18 awards, Barkov finished fourth in the race for the Selke...
Sportsnet.ca Sep 17, 2018
Aleksander Barkov takes over as captain of Florida Panthers

Aleksander Barkov takes over as captain of Florida Panthers

Aleksander Barkov is the new captain of the Florida Panthers. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
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Barkov takes over as captain of Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. — Aleksander Barkov is the new captain of the Florida Panthers.Barkov is taking over for forward Derek MacKenzie, who held the role for the last two seasons. The 23-year-old from Finland becomes the 10th player to be designated as Floridas captain.The Panthers made the announcement Monday, with general manager Dale Tallon saying the decision to turn the captaincy over to Barkov was about turning this team over to our young core.Barkov is entering his sixth NHL season. He is coming off the best year of his career, with 27 goals and 51 assists for 78 points in 79 games.MacKenzie...
The Hockey Writers Sep 16, 2018

Panthers’ McGinn Out…Who Can Fill His Role?

On Sept. 14, the Florida Panthers announced that forward Jamie McGinn underwent back surgery and will be out of the lineup indefinitely. McGinn brought veteran experience to a team whose offseason acquisitions were designed to add depth. With this plan now taking a step backwards, what does this injury mean for the Panthers and who […] The post Panthers’ McGinn Out…Who Can Fill His Role? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Huberdeau, Trocheck and Hoffman aiming to build chemistry on Panthers' loaded second line

One of the biggest storylines during the Florida Panthers stellar end to last season was the emergence of their potent second line. After a slow start to the year, coach Bob Boughner switched up his forward lines, pairing prolific scorers Jonathan Huberdeau and Vincent Trocheck on the second. The...

Panthers open training camp with high expectations after strong finish

After a red-hot finish to last season, there was a palpable sense of excitement as the Panthers hit the ice Friday morning. Yes, the team missed the playoffs by one point — a fact the players are well aware of — but with a talented, young nucleus, they’re eager to carry that momentum into this...

Florida Panthers Jonathan Huberdeau has been waiting all summer to get back on the ice

Florida Panthers Jonathan Huberdeau knows they have a good team and added to it this summer.

Panthers begin practice for a new season

The Florida Panthers take to the ice during the first day of training camp at the Panthers IceDen in Coral Springs.

Panthers coach talks about forward Jami Mcginn's back surgery

Panthers forward Jami Mcginn has undergone successful back surgery and will be missed by the team.

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