Category: Florida Panthers

Florida Panthers: Tim Thomas’ bid for a spot with Team USA at Sochi 2014

Tim Thomas, Team USA, Florida Panthers.

Florida Panthers netminder Tim Thomas is not shy about his desire to play for Team USA at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia this coming February. The native of Flint, Michigan has represented his country at four World Championships, and was…

Kevin Dineen becomes 5th Florida Panthers coach to get axed in 10 years

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Coaches don’t last very long with the Florida Panthers. This morning, the club fired head coach Kevin Dineen in its first attempt to revive a (3-9-4) beginning to the 2013-14 NHL season. Dineen becomes the fifth Panthers’ bench boss to…

Today’s 5: Panthers fire sale, Leafs and Liles, Calder race, and more.

Shawn Matthias of the Florida Panthers. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. Florida Panthers trade rumours circulate after slow start to season Early season trade rumours are running rampant, with the Florida Panthers standing out as one team garnering attention. Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun published an article Saturday, October…

Today’s 5: Crosby’s scoring pace, Sabres losing pace, Tim Thomas’ positive influence, and more.

Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins.

1. Crosby is a beast. The NHL season is only three weeks old, and already Sidney Crosby is running away with the scoring lead, again. The Kid has 17 points in 8 games, as I’m sure you already know. Pretty…

Today’s 5: Berube vs Pens, Thomas vs Bruins, Yakupov, and more.

Flyers head coach and captain Claude Giroux from 2012.  Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. Berube’s 1st Battle With The Pittsburgh Penguins It could be argued, you’re not truly the coach of the Philadelphia Flyers until you’ve gone head-to-head with bitter rivals the Pittsburgh Penguins. Tonight, newly appointed head coach Craig Berube will get…

Today’s 5: Crosby, Devils keep losing, Kaleta appeals 10 game suspension, and more.

Sidney Crosby, Penguins

1. A healthy Crosby is a productive Crosby Call it bad luck, or call it fragility, for whatever reason, Sidney Crosby has failed to play more than 41 games in an NHL season since 2009-10. In his last full go-round,…

Today’s 5: Mighty Ducks, Bruins fail at comeback, Sharks/Blues epic showdown

Today’s 5 observations on current events in the National Hockey League and around the world of hockey. 1. Ducks fire away at Sens goaltenders The ice must have literally been tilted when the Anaheim Ducks blasted 56 shots on goal…

10 Memorable Moments From The NHL’s First 12 Days

Alex Steen, St. Louis Blues

The first twelve days of the 2013-14 NHL season have been exciting, controversial, and filled with a whole lot of Patrick Roy. Here is a look at the ten best moments: 10. Grabovski hat trick almost spoils Blackhawks’ banner raiser…