Following Joel Quenneville’s decision to healthy scratch Keith Yandle in the playoffs, the Florida Panthers’ defenseman has been looked at as a scapegoat for the club’s first-round loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The Florida Panthers ended their season in disappointment after being eliminated by the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games in the first round. Naturally, the team would look to improve so that history does not repeat itself.
The 2020-21 season was business as usual for Florida Panthers superstar Jonathan Huberdeau. The Quebec-native had his third consecutive season at over a point-per-game pace, registering 20 goals and 61 points in 55 games this year.
As per Elliotte Friedman’s 31 Thoughts article on Tuesday, “I’m curious to see if Florida asks about Patrik Laine. He and Aleksander Barkov have a good relationship.” Friedman adds that the Panthers are expected to be aggressive in pursuit of improvement and if they’re looking to add impact players this offseason, Laine could be a fit.
It was a very exciting season for the Florida Panthers, who were near the top of the league standings all year long. Many expected that they could not only win their first playoff series since 1996, but go on a deep playoff run as a result.
The Florida Panthers look to be making a change in goal as they try to hold off being eliminated from the first round of the 2020-21 NHL playoffs. Rookie goalie Spencer Knight — the first goaltender born in the 2000s to appear in an NHL game — may start instead of Sergei Bobrovsky and Chris Driedger.
Alexander Wennberg of Stockholm, Sweden notched his second career National Hockey League hat trick on Saturday. The Florida Panthers center scored thrice in a 5-1 Panthers win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Jaromir Jagr has a big hairy beard with lots of grey in it these days. Funny, I still remember watching this man child join the Penguins in the early 90’s and terrorize the league with his signature mullet.