Florida Panthers Depth Forwards Abide in Early Season Success

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Every time the Stanley Cup Playoffs roll around, one of the most classic hockey sayings comes out, “You must have depth. Depth is what takes you far in the playoffs.” Until the past few years, the Panthers were unfamiliar with that concept. While they have always had some super-stars up top, and there was not […] READ MORE


2021-22 Florida Panthers Special Teams Must Be Better

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Ten games into the season and the 2021-22 Florida Panthers are off to their hottest start in franchise history. They are currently sitting at first place in the entire league with 19 team points. The Panthers are continuing their contender status, but is it coming at a price? Even though they are leading the league […] READ MORE


Patric Hornqvist Injured, Forced to Leave Game Early

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Florida Panthers forward Patric Hornqvist is injured and considered day to day after leaving tonight’s game early. Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Nikita Zadorov delivered a hit to Hornqvist, causing him to leave and not return. Coach Q says we’ll know more on Patric Hornqvist tomorrow, but that he is day-to-day after the hit tonight that saw […] READ MORE



Florida Panthers Top Line Is Leading the Charge

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Now that we are a quarter of the way through the season, the Florida Panthers have been among the most surprising teams in the league so far. Bill Zitocame to Sunrise with a fresh breath of air. Changing the whole structure of the organization, both on and off the ice. With that, the Panthers haven’t […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers Receiving Huge Impact from Patric Hornqvist

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When new General Manager Bill Zito first stepped in to the Florida Panthers organization, he immediately got to work. Within his first month of service, he already made some major moves. Named to the GM role on September 2nd, Zito completed his first blockbuster deal a mere 22 days later. The move shipped forward Colton […] READ MORE


Questioning the Florida Panthers Hot Start

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It’s late January, and the Florida Panthers look good. Their record sits above most teams in the league. And if the playoffs started today, they’d be playoff bound. A hot start propelled the Florida Panthers to where they’re at now. Unfortunately for them, the season started only a few weeks ago due to COVID-19. In […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers Bill Zito is Reconstructing the Franchise

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Now that the start of 2020-21 is right around the corner, the Florida Panthers looks to start the season with what feels like a completely new team. With seven new players heading to Sunrise, either through trades or free agency, the Panthers are finally looking to achieve a consistent play style. As a franchise that […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Florida Panthers

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the […] READ MORE