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Sad News Today, Bryan Murray Has Passed Away

 

 

added 1:46pm, Ottawa release is below...

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Video- The Florida Panthers Completed Their Fantasy Broadcast Camp

from Peter Rossi of FloridaPanthers.com,

On Tuesday, the Florida Panthers hosted their second annual broadcast camp, giving young Panthers fans an inside look at sports broadcasting and what goes on behind-the-scenes at an NHL game.

With Panthers radio and television personalities like Steve Goldstein, Randy Moller and Doug Plagens in attendance, campers took part in numerous entertainment-centric activities, including on-camera segments, hands-on work and instruction, public address announcing and radio play-by-play.

"Seeing the kids come out and being as dedicated and committed to doing what we do for a living, it brings back memories. It is a great thing that the Panthers do," said Panthers television broadcaster Steve Goldstein.

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Video- A Confident Aaron Ekblad On Last Season And The Upcoming Season

via Sportsnet's YouTube page,

Aaron Ekblad talked to reporters about the disappointments of last season, injuries, and his new attitude towards off-season training.

 

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Testing, Can You Hear Me, Testing

A great idea!

via the Florida Panthers,

Join us for the 2017 Florida Panthers Broadcast & Game Presentation Camp on August 8!

The camp is for children ages 13-17 who want to learn more about broadcasting and what goes on behind-the-scenes at an NHL game.

Activities Include:

-Radio play-by-play

-On-camera segments

-Public address announcing

-Hands-on work

-Behind-the-scenes in the control room

-Instruction from Panthers broadcasters and more!

The registration fee is $50 per child and space is very limited. Completing the application does not guarantee admission.

Please contact the Client Experience team at 844-4CE-TEAM or clientexperienceteam@floridapanthers.com with any questions. 

My dream as an announcer would be this... I know wrong sport but still...

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Radim Vrbata Headed To South Florida

Confirmed by others in the hockey world too.

 

added 2:43pm,

 

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Alex Petrovic About To Sign A One-Year Contract With Florida

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Evening Line- Jaromir Jagr

His tweet...

Everywhere I look,I read:all FA getting calls from10-12teams. Me0 calls.On the contrary,I'm trying to call them,and no ones picking up.

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Jack Capuano Named Associate Coach For The Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that Jack Capuano has been named associate coach on head coach Bob Boughner's staff.

"I am thrilled to welcome Jack to our coaching staff," said Boughner "He is a knowledgeable and experienced voice to have behind our bench that will work well with our young players."

"I am extremely excited to join the Florida Panthers organization," said Capuano. "I want to thank Vinnie Viola and Doug Cifu for putting their trust in me and Dale for giving me an opportunity to work with Bob, one of the great young minds in the game. My familiarity with the Panthers has grown a lot throughout the past few years and I'm eager to work with such a young, talented group of players."

Capuano, 50, spent over a decade in the New York Islanders organization serving as head coach of the Islanders (2010-17) and assistant coach (2005-06). Prior to joining the Islanders behind the bench, Capuano served as head coach of the Islanders' American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (2007-10) and served as assistant coach (2006-07).

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Chris Pronger Named Senior Advisor To The President Of Hockey Operations For The Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that Chris Pronger has been named the club's Senior Advisor to the President of Hockey Operations.

"Chris has spent the last three years working for the League's Department of Player Safety and is ready to move into a more competitive, executive role," said Tallon. "One of the most dominant defensemen of his era, Chris' winning resume and wealth of hockey knowledge will be a great asset to our hockey club. We're thrilled that he has chosen to join the Panthers organization."

Pronger, 42, joins the Panthers front office after working with the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety since 2014.

"I'm excited to have the opportunity to work with and learn from an executive with the track record that Dale has," Pronger said. "I'm looking forward to doing everything I can to help the Panthers work towards winning the Stanley Cup."

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Jonathan Marchessault On Being Unprotected In The Expansion Draft

from Harvey Fialkov of the SunSentinel,

Changes are coming for the Florida Panthers this week and it will most likely begin with the expansion Las Vegas Golden Knights pilfering Jonathan Marchessault, Florida’s leading goal scorer last season, on Wednesday.

Marchessault, who led the Panthers with 30 goals in 2016-17, told TVA Sports in Canada on Monday that Panthers general manager Dale Tallon was unable to swing a deal with the Knights to keep them from picking him.

It’s possible that Vegas general manager George McPhee would take former 25-goal scorer Reilly Smith or top-four defenseman Jason Demers instead of Marchessault, but it’s highly unlikely McPhee will pass on the 26-year-old Marchessault, who’s in the final season of a bargain $750,000 contract.

“My ego took a hit but it’s not like I had a bad season,” Marchessault told TVA Sports. “My agent told me there were several options, including one where the Panthers asked the Golden Knights not to pick me in exchange for a draft pick.”

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