The Florida Panthers had one of many craziest turnarounds within the NHL’s latest historical past.
Barely squeezing into the Stanley Cup playoffs because the second Jap Convention wild card, the Panthers knocked out the perfect regular-season staff in historical past and upset the second and third-ranked groups within the league en path to the ultimate.
Nevertheless, none of their playoff success would have occurred had they not certified following the Pittsburgh Penguins whiffing on their ultimate sport. That begs the query: Will the Florida Panthers have a better time making the playoffs this season, or are they nonetheless in jeopardy of lacking out?
Ryan Kennedy and Mike Stephens analyzed the Panthers in The Hockey Information Podcast‘s Atlantic Division preview episode.
2022-23 Consequence: 42-32-8, 92 PTS, 4th in Atlantic, seventeenth in NHL, Misplaced in Stanley Cup ultimate to Vegas
Key Additions: Evan Rodrigues (LW), Steven Lorentz (C), Kevin Stenlund (RW), Rasmus Asplund (RW), Niko Mikkola (D), Oliver Ekman-Larsson (D), Dmitry Kulikov (D), Mike Reilly (D), Anthony Stolarz (G)
Key Departures: Anthony Duclair (LW), Eric Staal (C), Colin White (C), Patric Hornqvist (RW), Radko Gudas (D), Marc Staal (D), Alex Lyon (G)
NHL Prospect Overview: Tony Ferrari examines the strengths and weaknesses of the Florida Panthers’ prospect pool. The prospect knowledgeable additionally analyzes the 2023 NHL draft class, different notable gamers, and the skater he thinks is most probably to graduate to the highest staff, Mackie Samoskevich.
NHL Scorching Seat Radar: Adam Proteau has Sergei Bobrovsky entrance and middle on the recent seat for the Panthers this season after proving how good he might be within the greatest moments final playoffs. Who else is on the radar?
NHL Off-Season Outlook: Earlier this summer time, Adam Proteau examined the largest wants and positives for the Panthers heading into the low season. Did they examine off all the pieces on the to-do listing?
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