Chirping the Cats: Episode 58 – Training Camp questions and exclusive chats with Panthers prospects
On Episode 58 of the Chirping the Cats podcast, host David Dwork poses some interesting questions surround the Panthers as the reigning Presidents’ Trophy winners get set to kick off 2022 Training Camp in Coral Springs.
Chirping the Cats: Episode 57 – Matthew Tkachuk and Bill Zito discuss blockbuster trade
Just when you thought the Panthers were done making moves, they go and pull off one of the biggest trades the league has seen in years. Florida acquired Matthew Tkachuk from Calgary in exchange for Jonathan Huberdeau, MacKenzie Weegar, Cole Schwindt and a first-round pick.
Chirping the Cats: Episode 55 – Reflecting on Panthers season with Erin Brown of The Hockey News
After taking a few days to process the Florida Panthers season ending in a stunning Second Round sweep at the hands of back-to-back Stanley Cup Champ Tampa Bay, Episode 55 of the Chirping the Cats podcast looks back at what was the best and most exhilarating Panthers season in decades.
Vasilevskiy, Lightning beat Panthers 2-0 in Game 4 for sweep
Andrei Vasilevskiy had 49 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning completed a four-game sweep of the Florida Panthers with a 2-0 victory that sends the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions back to the Eastern Conference final for the sixth time in eight years.
Florida Panthers Recognize Vice Mayor Mike Gelin as One of South Florida’s Influential Black Leaders
By Monique JohnsonTAMARAC, FLA. –City of Tamarac Vice Mayor, Mike Gelin, is recognized as one of the Florida Panthers’ ‘28 Days of Black Excellence’ honorees. Throughout the 28 days of February, the Panthers are spotlighting business professionals and community leaders making an impactful difference in the South Florida community. Gelin and his wife, Shaheewa Jarrett were honored on Feb. 14.thewestsidegazette.com
Florida Panthers and Coke Florida Honor Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County Youth
Participants Treated to VIP Hockey Game Experience and ChromebooksBy Cindy SchuttThe Florida Panthers and Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida) collaborated to host an unforgettable evening of fun and rewards for youth participating in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County community-based program. “All of our Littles and their families had quite a special experience, thanks to the Florida Panthers and Coke Florida,” said Malena Mendez, President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County. “We were happy to collaborate with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County to donate Chromebooks to students as well as honor all the kids and their families at a Panthers game. Seeing the kids smiling faces at a game is what it is all about!”Since its inception, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward has created more than 50,000 professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring matches for youth, relationships that change lives for the better, forever. Research has proven that the young people in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program achieve higher aspirations, greater confidence, better relationships, educational success, and avoidance of risky behaviors.thewestsidegazette.com
NHL postpones 3 more games — including Tuesday’s Chicago Blackhawks home date — and brings back taxi squads in effort to keep the season going
The NHL is emerging from an extended holiday break with taxi squads and other roster revisions, a move made to guard against more disruptions to the season amid more players and coaches going into COVID-19 protocol Sunday.chicagotribune.com
Five Positives to Take From a Down Year in South Florida Sports
It wasn't too long ago - this time last year, even that the Miami Heat were an afterthought. EXPAND The Florida Panthers' new ad campaign Florida Panthers2. The Florida Panthers hired Joel Quenneville. Hey, the Florida Panthers are still a thing, all right? Sure, hockey hasn't exactly caught fire in South Florida, but the Panthers are still Miami's team.miaminewtimes.com
Christmas comes early at the 19th Annual UNCF Leaders Luncheon in Fort Lauderdale
Keynote speaker Vincent Viola, philanthropist and owner of the Florida Panthers, wows the audience with a gift of $500K to UNCFs mission in Florida. FORT LAUDERDALE, FL After delivering a genuinely moving and distinctly patriotic keynote address, Vincent Viola played the role of Santa Claus and announced a $500,000 donation to UNCF (United Negro College Fund). Vincent J. Viola is the Chairman, Owner and Governor of Sunrise Sports & Entertainment, the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, the BB&T Center, and SSEs additional operating entities. The event was a celebration of the educational mission of UNCF and highlighted the achievements of Broward Countys current and futures collegiate scholars. The event closed out a yearlong 75th anniversary celebration of UNCF in South Florida and nationally.thewestsidegazette.com
Florida Panthers Extend Partnership with Broward Health
Salah Foundation Childrens Hospital at Broward Health becomes Official Pediatric Hospital of the clubBy Joy OglesbySUNRISE, FLORIDA The Florida Panthers today announced the extension of their partnership with Broward Health. As part of the partnership, Salah Foundation Childrens Hospital at Broward Health will become the Official Pediatric Hospital of the club. Were excited to continue our partnership with a world-class hospital like Broward Health, said Panthers Vice President of Corporate Partnerships & Premium Sales Katerina Perez. We are very excited to have partnered with the Florida Panthers, said Gino Santorio, President/CEO, Broward Health. This agreement enables Broward Health to more fully engage with our community through a sport and team we all love.The Florida Panthers Foundation will award Bro-ward Health with a Comm-unity Champions grant during the 2019-20 season which will go towards their Child Life program.thewestsidegazette.com
Other Fans Say Miami Has One of the Least Annoying Fan Bases, Survey Finds
The numbers break down like this: Just 2.25 percent of those surveyed chose Heat fans as most annoying, 0.19 percent said the same of Marlins fans, and only 0.21 percent picked Dolphins fans. However, with Jimmy Butler in the fold and a gritty team in 2019, cocky Heat fans could be back next year. Marlins and Dolphins fans barely registered in this survey. NHL-wise, Panthers fans, like Marlins fans, barely made a blip in the poll. Panthers fans hit at just 0.36 percent, second only to Arizona Coyote fans as least annoying, with Boston Bruins fans ranking highest at 19.7 percent.miaminewtimes.com
Fort Lauderdale Resident Sues City and Panthers Over Holiday Park Deal
Not far from the hustle of downtown Fort Lauderdale sits Holiday Park. But Gary Olsen, a Fort Lauderdale resident since 2002, sued the city June 21, claiming it "unlawfully proceeded with the lease." When reached for comment last week, a Panthers spokesman said, The Florida Panthers are excited about the war memorial benefit corporation partnership with the city of Fort Lauderdale on a world-class community-focused sports and recreation facility. Leading up to the citizen vote on the bond, Olsen says he saw green signs around Fort Lauderdale sponsored by the "Friends for a Safer Green Fort Lauderdale" advocating for residents to vote yes on the parks bond. Olsen figured it was a group that is dedicated to protecting the parks in Fort Lauderdale, but he was surprised to learn it is led by a developer.browardpalmbeach.com