Found April 30, 2013 on
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Some of you may recall some scuttlebutt I shared back in March about the Florida Panthers having some interest in top Hawk prospect Teuvo Teravainen.
I was told about ten days ago, by a very good source with contacts in Florida, that interest persists and that there could yet be a significant deal between the two clubs right before the draft.
Basically, the story goes...
BEST OF MAXIM
SUNRISE, Fla. Days before the Florida Panthers opened training camp, Shawn Matthias made a prediction.
"It's going to show pretty quickly who did the work while we were off," Matthias said. "If you took any weeks off or thought it was a good time to slack, it is going to show in these 48 games."
For the Panthers, in this lockout-shortened season, it showed...
The Florida Panthers enjoyed a memorable night when they opened the 2013 NHL season. They watched the unveiling of their 2012 Southeast Division championship banner at BB&T Center, then recorded a convincing 5-1 victory against the Carolina Hurricanes thanks to goals by prized rookie Jonathan Huberdeau and soon-to-be 40-year-old Alex Kovalev.
Unfortunately for the Panthers,...
TORONTO (AP) --TORONTO (AP) -- The Colorado Avalanche won the NHL draft lottery on Monday.
The Florida Panthers own the second pick for June's draft, while the Tampa Bay Lightning have the third selection.
Colorado had an 18.8 percent chance of winning the lottery after finishing the regular season with a 16-25-7 record, worst in the Western Conference.
The Panthers, who finished...