The Florida Panthers relieved Bob Boughner of his duties this morning. Boughner was 80-62-22 in his 2 years with the Panthers. Despite a hot finish to the 2017-18 campaign, a disastrous 2018-19 campaign doomed Boughner. The Panthers also relived Paul McFarland of his duties and Jack Capuano's contract expries. Joel Quenneville is the front runner.
Let's look at how I see the Panthers stacking up for 2019-20 if they make the right moves. 2019-20 RESIGNED PLAYERS -Panthers resign D Mackenzie Weegar to a 3 year $2,733,333 deal - Panthers resign F Troy Brouwer, F Jayce Hawryluk, F Denis Malgin and F Dryden Hunt to 1 year $925,000 deals -Panthers resign … Continue reading Florida Panthers Projected Future
For the past few years, I've been noticing a trend with the Florida Panthers. Whenever the expectations are high, the team falters. Two prime examples are 2016-17 and 2018-19. Now the 2016-17 failure can be blamed on a variety of things. You can say that the Jonathan Huberdeau injury or the offseason moves or the … Continue reading Expectations are a Death Sentence
I am pleased to announce that The Puck Under the Sun will post it's 1st ever Panthers Awards on April 13th. Awards include the return of the MVP award as well as other awards. Each award shall have a winner named by the committee of writers which include Kyle, Alex and Alejandro and a winner … Continue reading Puck Under the Sun Awards Announcements
Welcome to the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline. Let's look at the Florida Panthers. The Panthers are 9 points out of the playoffs. In order to make the playoffs, Florida will have to post a record of 18-4-1 down the stretch which is impossible. Florida is likely sellers. On the Block Derick Brassard- The Panthers acquired … Continue reading Trade Deadline Primer
Image Credit to https://blackhawkup.com/2016/07/03/chicago-blackhawks-brian-campbell-not-enough/ #17 Brian Campbell Position: Defense Time as a Panther: 2011-16 Panther Stats: 376 GP (17th), 28 G (62nd), 147 A (12th), 175 PTS (16th) Best Season: 2011-12 82 GP, 4-49-53 Number Worn: 51 Notable Partners: Jason Garrison, Aaron Ekblad Brian Campbell was one of the main reasons why the Florida Panthers … Continue reading Top 25 Panthers of All Time: #17 Brian Campbell
Okay, I've written two harsh articles in the past, one just last week but I have never wrote one as harsh as this one. The longest losing streak in franchise history was back in 1998 when the Panthers lost 13 games in a row. These Panthers are almost halfway there and will likely beat that … Continue reading Ignorance or Incompetence