The Seattle Kraken have signed ex-Florida Panthers goaltender Chris Driedger to a three-year deal carrying an annual cap hit of $3.5 million. This serves as their selection from the Panthers roster during the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. #SeaKraken Expected to Select Goalie Chris Driedger Per reports, Chris Driedger is headed to Seattle and will sign
As it stands right now, the Florida Panthers are 16-5-4 and are just under halfway through their 2020-21 campaign. Because of this, I, along with fellow team writers Jack Dawkins and Joey Ganzi, have decided to take a look at each award and say who we think deserves it from this team so far. Panthers’
The 2020-21 NHL season is underway and it’s about one-fifth complete. With the shortened season and the compressed schedule, games are happening rapidly with shorter turnover than usual. This is giving some NHL backup goaltenders a higher percentage of ice-time, earlier in the season than they would typically experience. In more than one location, backup
The Florida Panthers have been very consistent to start the season, as they have followed up any kind of loss this season (OTL, SOL, or regulation) with a win. The team is 9-2-2 and has 20 points, good for second in the Discover Central Division. After facing some of the weaker teams in their first
Florida went into this season with a lot of question marks. What is the offense going to do without Evgenii Dadonov and Mike Hoffman? Will the defense change? What does new general manager Bill Zito bring to this team? Throughout the first month of the season for the Panthers, it almost seems like those questions
It seems like new general manager, Bill Zito’s vision of success for the Florida Panthers is starting to take shape. After an offseason filled with questions, the Panthers began their first month of the 2020-21 season with their first 3-0-0 start in franchise history and ended it on a six-game point streak going 5-0-1. Furthermore,
The Florida Panthers are off to one of their best starts in franchise history, with a 7-1-2 record in their first 10 games. They had an eight-game point streak that was snapped by the Detroit Red Wings on Feb. 7 and now they are tied for second in the Central Division with the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Florida Panthers technically don’t need No. 1 goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky. Granted, as far as understatements go, that’s a pretty big one. There’s no denying Bobrovsky has gone a mediocre 23-19-6 this season (more losses than wins) with a .900 save percentage and downright horrible 3.23 goals-against average. They certainly don’t need that kind of
Monday evening’s National Hockey League schedule may not have been the busiest one, but it had plenty of playoff implications as we head into the final month of the regular season. A backup is shining in Florida and keeping his team’s postseason aspirations alive. Plus, one of the game’s best goalies is celebrating a birthday.
Sunny Florida for Anderson? Ken Warren of the Ottawa Sun: The Florida Panthers could consider and be the front-runners for Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson before the trade deadline. Anderson’s family lives 15 minutes from the Panthers arena. Chris Driedger is the current backup to Sergei Bobrovsky right now. The Panthers are about a $900,000
RALEIGH, N.C. — Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and an assist in the third period, Chris Dreidger stopped 42 shots, and the Florida Panthers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 Saturday night. Brian Boyle, Evgenii Dadanov, and Noel Acciari also scored for the Panthers, who won their third straight. Driedger won for the second time in