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Panthers Just Sick Of Losing

from Scott Burnside of ESPN,

The Panthers are one of the more interesting stories of the second half of the season precisely because they haven’t followed their patented script—go to camp with promise, stumble out of the gate, play well for a time, then disappear into the mists.

This is a team whose leading scorer, Stephen Weiss, has just 41 points (tied for 79th among all NHL players). But the Panthers are unified by one thing, defenseman Keith Ballard said.

“There are a lot of guys here who are sick of losing,” Ballard told ESPN.com this week.

What makes the Panthers a compelling story is they began the season with the usual expectations of win a couple, lose a couple. “We were under .500 and not sure what kind of team we were going to be,” Ballard said.

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