Aleksander Barkov named 10th Captain in Panthers Franchise History

Aleksander Barkov was named the 10th captain in Florida Panthers franchise history today as former captain Derek Mackenzie passed the torch to the 23 year old Finnish phenom today. Barkov along with others was a heavy favorite for the captaincy to his skill and his nature and his well liked status in the locker room. … Continue reading Aleksander Barkov named 10th Captain in Panthers Franchise History

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2018-19 Season Preview

Welcome to The Puck Under the Sun's preview of the 2018-19 season. I enter my third full season as a Panthers blogger when October starts and this upcoming season is looking pretty bright. The metropolitan division is looking weaker and while the atlantic has 3 titans above the Panthers which will be tough challenges, the … Continue reading 2018-19 Season Preview

Ranking NHL Top Line Centers Part 2

Let's get 26-17 out of the way. Part 1 is right here:¬†https://thepuckunderthesun.com/2018/07/27/ranking-all-31-nhl-top-line-centers-part-1/ 26- Mika Zibanejad (New York Rangers) Zibanejad is a decent center but he hasn't exceeded 51 points in his career. In my opinion, a top line center needs to put up 60 points on a consistent basis. Because Zibanejad doesn't have a lot … Continue reading Ranking NHL Top Line Centers Part 2