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Joel Quenneville Hired by Panthers

The Blackhawks felt it was time to move on, the Panthers decided to capitalize on it. Just in time for the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Panthers found their way into the headlines by hiring Joel Quenneville as their new head coach. After going through 15 head coaches in 25 seasons, …

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Melrose Talks NHL Trade Deadline and Lightning

Cool became the rule on the airwaves of WRUF. ESPN analyst Barry Melrose joined Sport Scene with Steve Russell to give his thoughts on the NHL just days before the trade deadline. Who’s the Best in the NHL? Melrose’s answer to this question was a simple one: the Tampa Bay …

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Lightning remain first in Eastern Conference with win against Panthers

The Tampa Bay Lightning continue to be a top team in the NHL after grabbing another victory Sunday night against the Florida Panthers. This was the Lightning’s only away game in a 7-game stretch. The Panthers entered the game on Sunday night with an impressive resume from their last 8 …

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NHL: Predators Were Too Much for Lightning in 3-2 Loss

For the second time this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning fall to the Nashville Predators 3-2 in their final game of their four-game road trip. The Lightning have had some issues recently with digging themselves a hole early in the game. The Lightning scored first, but then allowed three goals …

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Lightning and Panthers Face Off in NHL Season Opener

The NHL season begins tonight with a game at 7 p.m. However, Florida teams will start their season on Saturday with a match-up between the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning at 7 p.m. Tampa Bay Lightning Coming off finishing first in the Atlantic Division with a 54-23-5 record, Tampa …

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NHL Season Opener Preview: Teams to Watch

The NHL season begins tonight with the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs at 7 p.m. The marquee matchup of the night is the defending Stanley Cup champions the Washington Capitals and the Boston Bruins, which starts at 7:30 p.m. Toronto Maple Leafs: NHL analyst Barry Melrose said Toronto “helped …

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NHL Regular Season Underway

A quartet of games on Wednesday night marked the beginning of the National Hockey League’s regular season. A new quest for the Stanley Cup has begun. The wait is over. The pursuit continues. The excitement returns. Hockey is back.#NHLFaceOff pic.twitter.com/rlSd6Z1cDk — NHL (@NHL) October 4, 2017 The Back-to-Back Champs are …

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Florida Panthers’ Future Uncertain, But Full of Promise

A year after surprising the hockey world by making the playoffs, the Florida Panthers failed to meet those standards and find themselves out of the playoffs. Changes When Gerard Gallant became the head coach of the Panthers, he led them to 91 points in his first season. The season after …

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Panther struggle to hold on in wild card race

Currently ranked sixth in the in the Eastern conference, the Panthers would need to win 10 of their remaining 11 games to be good enough for them to earn the final wild card spot. Sunday, they fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-0. Florida seemed to have little energy left in their …

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