This offseason will be interesting. The current Panthers are poised to make a playoff run next year. Hopefully health luck continues for the Core 4 which are Aleksander Barkov, Jonathan Huberdeau, Aaron Ekblad and Vincent Trocheck. The Core 4 missed a combined 3 games this year all of them Barkov. Forward The Panthers don't need … Continue reading What do the Panthers do this offseason?
With several thousand dollars going to charity on the line, the New York Rangers let everyone down in a big way. A 5-0 loss to the Flyers eliminated the Florida Panthers from playoff contention and also lost a Panther bandwagon of pledged money that was going to go to Henrik Lundqvist's foundation. This is the … Continue reading Flyers victory eliminates the Panthers
This is my 2018-19 lineup projection. I know on twitter in mine I was talking about free agent acquisitions but in this post we will exclude free agent acquisitions. Here is a preliminary look. Nick Bjugstad- Aleksander Barkov- Evengii Dadonov Jonathan Huberdeau- Vincent Trocheck- Owen Tippett Denis Malgin- Henrik Borgstrom- Frank Vatrano Jamie McGinn- Jared … Continue reading 2018-19 Lineup Projection
After yesterday's 5-1 loss to the Bruins, Captain Derek Mackenzie had something to say. "Some of our top guys said they were a little tired. With everything they've done and the minutes they've played, it's possible, but on days like today, we gotta find ways to do it." Mackenzie said. The captain has already been under … Continue reading Panthers Captain Under Fire
The Bolts dropped a tough 4-1 loss against a weak Coyotes team during a night where it wasn't the best of Domingue's play but there's defiently a lot to look forward to. The Lightning play a huge game division standings wise against the surging Boston Bruins who are a win away from the Atlantic Division … Continue reading Bolts Pivotal Game vs Bruins
Top prospect Henrik Borgstrom is set to make his NHL debut tomorrow night in Ottawa. Borgstrom has held the ranking of the Panthers #1 prospect for the whole year here at The Puck Under the Sun. A surprise off the board pick in the 2016 1st round, Borgstrom has been lighting it up at Denver. … Continue reading Henrik Borgstrom set to make NHL Debut Tomorrow in Ottawa
It's the moment we have all been waiting for. Ever since the Panthers reentered the playoff picture, today has been circled on everyone's calendar. The Panthers who have gone 18-5-1 since the All Star Break must face the ironically Red Hot Columbus Blue Jackets, winners of their last 9 games. This streak has catapulted John … Continue reading Game 72 Preview: Panthers @ Blue Jackets