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MCLEAN’S FIRST NEW MASK IN YEARS
Goaltender Kirk McLean was famously thrifty with his masks. During his entire 10-year tenure with the Vancouver Canucks, McLean used only four different masks. Even during his brief stint with the Car ...
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KING OF THE RAT TRICK
Scott Mellanby served as the second team captain in Panthers history, but that is just one of the reasons why he has a starring role in Panthers history books. The right winger scored the first goal i ...
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BURE MAKES BIG IMPACT IN FLORIDA, 1999
Even though his 1998-1999 season was short, Panthers fans warmly welcomed Pavel Bure to South Florida. The Russian Rocket responded with 16 points in 11 games.
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PRAISING PAVEL WITH A POSTER, 1999
South Florida was abuzz with excitement on January 27, 1999, for Pavel Bure’s first home game as a Panther. The Russian Rocket was already well-known for his point production, and he tallied an assist ...
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1st TICKET FOR NEW CATS HOME, 1998
The Panthers opened their new arena in 1998 with an exhibition game against the Boston Bruins. At the time the new arena, now called BB&T Center, was named the National Car Rental Center.
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1st REGULAR SEASON TICKET IN NEW ARENA, 1998
In their first regular-season game at the National Car Rental Center (now BB&T Center), the Panthers defeated their cross-state rivals, the Tampa Bay Lightning, by a score of 4-1. Viktor Kozlov and Ma ...
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TWO OF FOUR CZECHS ON 1999 PUB COVER
Jaroslav Spacek and Radek Dvorak were two of four Czech players on the 1998-1999 Panthers team and between them spent twelve years with the team.
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PANTHERS PUB SHOWS PRE-PANTHERS JAGR, 1999
Although he later spent three seasons with the Panthers, Jaromir Jagr first graced the cover of Growl in 1999 while still with his first team, the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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BURE’S DEBUT ON PUB COVER, 1999
Pavel Bure came to the Panthers in a blockbuster trade with the Vancouver Canucks in January 1999. The future Hall-of-Famer made his home ice debut that month at the National Car Rental Center (curren ...
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PUB PRAISES NIEDERMAYER’S RECOVERY, 1999
After helping the Panthers reach the Stanley Cup Final in 1996, injuries limited Rob Niedermayer’s playing time. By 1999, he had returned to the ice on a more regular basis, though he never regained t ...
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