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A “TRULY NEAT EXPERIENCE” FOR HEROES
The 2016 preseason trip to West Point was a positive experience for everyone involved. Panthers forward Nick Bjugstad explained that coming to the school and getting to see what the cadets experience ...
A MEANINGFUL MEMENTO FROM A HISTORIC GAME
The Panthers made these keychains to commemorate the team’s Oct. 8, 2016 preseason game against the New Jersey Devils at West Point. The meeting was likely the first NHL game ever played at a U.S. mil ...
A RINK OF SOLDIER-LIKE ATHLETES
Florida Panthers owner Vincent Viola has said that no other sport requires its players to be more soldier-like than hockey. “You must play when you’re tired and spent and there’s nothing more to go on ...
AN UNFORGETTABLE MOMENT FOR DEREK MACKENZIE
A Panthers win wasn’t the only special part of the team’s 2016 trip to West Point. During the team’s last trip to the Academy in 2014, Willie Mitchell was named captain following a team-building exerc ...
BONDING AT ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION
Even Stanley C. Panther came along for the special 2016 trip to West Point. After all, the team’s military-inspired winning culture that owner Vincent Viola has worked to establish includes everyone f ...
West Point alum Vincent Viola purchased the Panthers in 2013 and quickly stacked the Panthers front office with fellow alumni, including the team’s president & CEO Matt Caldwell. Caldwell explained th ...
EKBLAD SETS THE TONE
In addition to donning rainbow stick tape during the annual Panthers Pride Night, Aaron Ekblad has appeared in ads for Nike’s BETRUE collection in support of equality. The defenseman explained that th ...
FANS CELEBRATE 100 YEARS OF NHL!
Players, alumni and fans took part in the NHL centennial celebration, a yearlong tribute to the league’s first century. Panthers fans signed posters at BB&T Center on March 4-5, 2017.
GOING OUT ON TOP, 2016-2018
On October 9, 2016, Derek MacKenzie became the 9th Panthers captain in history. The center concluded an impressive 16-year NHL career with five seasons in South Florida. He spent two of those seasons ...
IN PURSUIT OF THE CUP
Keith Yandle was the biggest Panthers acquisition in the 2016 offseason. Then heading into his 11th NHL campaign, Yandle was already an experienced veteran with plenty of accomplishments, but a big on ...