Aaron Ekblad Signs Extension with Florida

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After acquiring Keith Yandle‘s rights and locking him up to a long-term deal, the Panthers have locked up their pillar at the blueline for many years to come. Report: Aaron Ekblad, @FlaPanthers agree to 8-year contract extension worth $7.5M per year https://t.co/9xphSo1WS3 pic.twitter.com/wMvj4FUOqb — NHL on NBC (@NHLonNBCSports) July 1, 2016   Aaron Ekblad Signs […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers Unveil New Logo and Uniforms

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For the franchise’s first major logo change since its inaugural season in 1993, the Florida Panthers held a special event at BB&T Center to reveal the new icon and sweaters. The new primary logo includes a more mature and stoic panther inside a shield with “Florida” set in a tab across the top of the mark. […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers vs New York Islanders First Round Series Preview

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One of the most intriguing playoff match-ups in the Eastern Conference is the Florida Panthers versus the New York Islanders. Before delving into the stat lines, let’s familiarize ourselves with the key contributors on forward and defense for both clubs:   Florida Panthers vs New York Islanders First Round Series Preview If there is one […] READ MORE


Debunking Myths: The Sophomore Slump And Top NHL Rookie Skaters

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Buyer beware, the fantasy hockey guides read. Mark Stone may have put up 64 points last season, but don’t expect a repeat. The guide could then offer a variety of reasons; it could be an unsustainable shooting percentage that accounts for this statistical downturn. Instead, fantasy guides and analysts alike often offer up two words […] READ MORE


Sean Day – Prospect Watch 2015-16

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When the 2015-16 hockey season begins all eyes will be on Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. Both household names across the hockey world, both dubbed generational talents, both set to begin their NHL careers in October. While McDavid and Eichel will most certainly provide entertaining story-lines to hockey fans for the next 20+ years there […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2015-16 Florida Panthers

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department 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. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


TSP: Florida Panthers Prospects

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Welcome to the 2015 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2015 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will go team by team through the NHL bringing you a look at each Teams Top Prospects. I will be following the order […] READ MORE


NHL’s 30 in 30: Florida Panthers

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For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to […] READ MORE


NHL Awards Series: Calder Memorial Trophy

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Last Word On Sports is doing our annual awards nominations and predictions. We’ll be giving you our nominations and predictions for the Selke Trophy, Vezina Trophy, Calder Trophy, Norris Trophy, Jack Adams Trophy, and the Hart Trophy. The Calder Memorial Trophy is named in honour of Frank Calder, the former President of the NHL from its […] READ MORE


Colin Stevens Signs Entry Level Contract With Florida Panthers

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The Florida Panthers have announced that they have signed Union College goaltender Colin Stevens to an entry level contract. More from the Florida Panthers press release: Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to terms with G Colin Stevens on an entry-level contract. “We are […] READ MORE