Me: Welcome to the Puck Under the Sun Rinkside Chat. Today's guest is twitter user @kgpanthers. We will be talking about the new head coach of the Panthers Bob Boughner. So what do you think of this hiring? KG: Anybody with the nickname Boogieman has to be a winner. Me: Unlike last year when we … Continue reading Puck Under the Sun Rinkside Chat #1: KgPanthers
Today the Florida Panthers announced that their 15th head coach in franchise history would be Bob Boughner. Here are some fun facts about the new sheriff. He is an OHL Team Owner- Boughner led a new ownership group in purchasing his struggling hometown Windsor Spitfires in 2006-07. Boughner would go behind the bench of the Spitfires … Continue reading Fun Facts about New Head Coach Bob Boughner
One of the major prospects that has been mentioned a lot in the Florida Panthers system is Kyle Rau. However I don't think the 91st overall pick in 2011 will become a solid NHLer. Kyle Rau has been one of the most hyped up prospects in the Panthers system. Putting up big numbers in his … Continue reading Kyle Rau is not NHL material
The 2016-17 season was a train wreck. I have some theories on why it didn't work not including injuries because for the millionth time when the wall in the locker room says NO EXCUSES! it means injuries don't matter. We also had similar injury issues in 2015-16. 1. Lack of Physicality One of the most … Continue reading Theories on why the 2016-17 season was a disaster: no excuse version
Congratulations to @CruisingRay for taking the first ever Florida Panthers Puck Under the Sun prediction competition championship in 2017 with a 26-19 prediction record. Thanks everyone for playing.
Dale Tallon is biding his time. About 6 weeks after being reinstated as the GM of the Florida Panthers, Tallon is still calling up people and interviewing them. Many Panther fans are impatient and want Tallon to hire somebody right now. However, even though my patience is being tested, patience is key. The coaching market … Continue reading Patience is key in the Coaching Search
A couple weeks ago, the Florida Panthers were awarded the 10th overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. This article will examine if we should hold on to the pick or get rid of it. I will list pros and cons and I will measure them up. Pros Scoring- The Panthers are in desperate need … Continue reading Should the Panthers use/trade the 10th overall pick?