LeBrun rumblings: What Anthony Duclair’s injury means for Florida’s pending unrestricted free agents

This offseason was already shaping up to be a busy one for the Florida Panthers. Then came the news Wednesday that Anthony Duclair will likely require surgery for an Achilles tendon injury. First and foremost, it’s terrible news. Duclair is coming off a career-high 31 goals this past season. He’s been such a good story … Read more

2022 NHL Draft: What is each team’s biggest need?

Today we look at each NHL team’s biggest need going into the 2022 NHL Draft. Biggest need, in this context, doesn’t mean the immediate need on the big club’s roster. This is not about filling needs for the 2022-23 NHL season. The purpose of this from an NHL Draft perspective is to examine a club’s … Read more

2022 NHL Draft: What is each team’s biggest need?

Today we look at each NHL team’s biggest need going into the 2022 NHL Draft. Biggest need, in this context, doesn’t mean the immediate need on the big club’s roster. This is not about filling needs for the 2022-23 NHL season. The purpose of this from an NHL Draft perspective is to examine a club’s … Read more

Maurice reenergized, ‘honored and humbled’ to coach Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. – Paul Maurice said he’s reinvigorated by the challenge of helping the Florida Panthers take the next step toward a Stanley Cup championship, and is thrilled to be their new coach, a little more than six months after resigning as coach of the Winnipeg Jets. At a press conference introducing Maurice on Thursday, … Read more

Florida Panthers hire ex-Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice

TAMPA, Fla. – Paul Maurice has been hired as the new head coach of the Florida Panthers, replacing interim coach Andrew Brunette, the team announced Wednesday. “At the completion of our season, we began an in-depth examination of all aspects of our team. After taking the appropriate amount of time for analysis, we determined that … Read more

Florida Panthers hire Paul Maurice, for some reason

Paul MauricePhoto: Getty Images We’re still very much in a time where teams in any sport are going to overreact to playoff results. They have 82 or 162 games of sample size where they play everyone and are not confined to one matchup with one team at one time with one status of health, but … Read more

Stars name Pete DeBoer as head coach

FRISCO, Texas – Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today the hiring of Pete DeBoer as the team’s head coach. DeBoer becomes the 25th head coach in franchise history and the 10th in Dallas Stars history. “Pete brings a wealth of experience to our dressing room, and we thrilled to name him our next … Read more

What’s next for Claude Giroux and the Panthers? ‘I came to Florida to win a Cup’

Claude Giroux isn’t quite sure what’s next for him. But he’s got an early idea of ​​what he hopes it looks like: another crack at it with the Florida Panthers, if at all possible. “It would definitely interest me,” Giroux, 34, told The Athletic Tuesday afternoon from South Florida. “Since the first day I got … Read more