1. Keith Ballard's Extension Could Spell the End for Jay Bouwmeester

    A couple of days ago, newly acquired defenseman Keith Ballard signed a six-year extension with the Florida Panthers. The Panthers recently made a lot of moves defensively, most notably the trade for Bryan McCabe and extension of Ballard...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 520 reads 5 comments

  2. Pacific Division Preview: Stars Shine Bright in Dallas

    The Pacific division seems to be one of the more competitive divisions in the NHL. The San Jose Sharks won the division last season, but will they be able to beat out the hungry competitors ...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 516 reads 5 comments

  3. Northwest Division Preview: Wild about Minnesota

    The Northwest division will be one of the more competitive divisions in the NHL. The Minnesota Wild won the division last year...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 582 reads 15 comments

  4. Detroit Red Wings Fly Away With Title In Central Division Preview

    The Central division is one of the more predictable divisions, but up and coming teams like the Chicago Blackhawks and the Nashville Predators will give the Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings a harder time than people expect...

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  5. Washington Capitals Soar In NHL Southeast Division Preview

    I'm continuing my six-part series of division previews. Today I will give my predictions for the Southeast Division...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 947 reads 18 comments

  6. Montreal Canadiens Lead the Way in the Northeast Division Preview

    The Northeast division remains one of the stronger divisions in the NHL, but where will each team finish? Here are my predictions......

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 1,182 reads 4 comments

  7. NHL Atlantic Division Preview

    The NHL season is a mere month away, and excitement is beginning to generate around the world for hockey fans. As the season approaches the questions arise over who will win their respective divisions, and who will just sneak into the playoffs...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 755 reads 12 comments

  8. Five Reasons the Florida Panthers Will Be in the Playoff Hunt

    The Florida Panthers have gone eight years without a playoff berth. Their offense may have taken a step back with the loss of Olli Jokinen, but their defense has become stronger, and ...

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  9. Chad Kilger Should Not Come Back to the Florida Panthers

    Chad Kilger was acquired by the Florida Panthers in a last-minute trade deadline acquisition. Kilger was dealt to the Panthers for a third-round draft pick...

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  10. Bryan McCabe Trade To Be Made Official

    After many weeks of speculation, it seems the Bryan McCabe trade has finally been made. TSN.ca is reporting that the trade will be announced at 11am on Tuesday morning...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 603 reads 7 comments

  11. Gloves Off: The 10 Top NHL Enforcers of All Time

    Under the new rules of the NHL, the enforcer has become nothing more than a liability to his own team. New penalties have limited physical play and kept the fighters at bay—but in the NHL's past there have been many great enforcers...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 15,923 reads 20 comments

  12. The Florida Maple Cats

    The Florida Panthers have not hesitated on making transactions with the Toronto Maple Leafs in the past, but with the supposedly approved Bryan McCabe trade on the horizon I will recap ...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 955 reads 5 comments

  13. NHL's Top Five Defensive Teams in 2008-09

    Defense wins championships. Just ask the Detroit Red Wings, Anaheim Ducks, New Jersey Devils, and other less offensively skilled teams that have found ways to win the Stanley Cup...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 2,914 reads 30 comments

  14. Geoff Sanderson: Should the Florida Panthers Take a Chance?

    Opening night for the Florida Panthers is less than two months away, and they are still in need of a veteran forward to help boost their young lines. The season is quickly approaching, and Geoff Sanderson is still a free agent...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 407 reads 6 comments

  15. Florida's " Horton Hears a When"

    Nathan Horton has been dubbed the next scoring forward for the Florida Panthers' franchise, but has yet to truly put out a full season of production. Horton was second on the team in goals with 27...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 102 reads 0 comments

  16. The Panthers' Defense Rests

    Throughout Jacques Martin's tenure as Florida Panthers' General Manager, he has built this team around the concept solid defense creates good offense. This concept has given the Panthers good defense, but it has left their offense for dead...

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  17. The Real Truth About David Booth

    NHL critics rave about young talents such as Sidney Crosby, Alexander Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin, and others, but most critics know little about the scrappy forward on the Florida Panthers named David Booth...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 516 reads 7 comments

  18. Florida Panthers All-Time Starting Lineup

    The Florida Panthers, throughout their franchise's history, have had numerous stars play for them. Victor Kozlov, Bill Lindsay, Mark Parrish, and many others have had solid Florida ...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 3,327 reads 5 comments

  19. Cory Stillman: Florida Panthers Missing Ingredient

    In the Florida Panthers franchise's history, they have struggled to find that solid role player needed for a playoff run. The Panthers have tried in the past to find tough players, with playoff experience...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 479 reads 0 comments

  20. Richard Zednik Brought NHL Back To Reality

    With the new NHL season right in front of us, and the return of Florida Panther Richard Zednik on the horizon, I feel obligated to touch on a key topic...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 485 reads 3 comments

  21. Kevin Gregg Shuts Door on Chicago Cubs In Marlins Victory

    The Florida Marlins pulled out a 2-1 victory in a fun game to watch Saturday. It was not the prettiest of games, but the Marlins finally pulled together for a win. Florida closer Kevin Gregg rebounded from a tough blown save...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 252 reads 0 comments

  22. Chad Pennington, Chad Henne: The Chads Hang Tough in Jacksonville

    The Miami Dolphins beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 19-14 for their first preseason win. This win was also the first for Tony Sparano as the Dolphins' head coach. The Phins used the running game with safe passing plays to work their way to the end zone...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 532 reads 4 comments

  23. Florida Panthers 2008-09 Season Preview

    The Florida Panthers have had a turbulent offseason, and have changed key components of their team. The Panthers hired a new coach, traded away Olli Jokinen, signed Cory Stillman, had ...

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  24. Who Will Be The Next Stanley Cup Champions?

    With the success of the Detroit Red Wings through defensive minded hockey, many teams are trying to build teams with defensive minded forwards, and stay at home defenseman. There are a few teams that are on the rise, and could be teams to look out for...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 540 reads 4 comments

  25. Kevin Gregg Blows Game... Season?

    Words cannot express the feeling in my stomach. What an absolutely gut-wrenching loss. The Florida Marlins had everything going for them. Great starting pitching, run support, and good middle relief...

    Aaron Brenker Written by Aaron Brenker about over 6 years ago 133 reads 2 comments