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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.
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 ...
LEADERS NAMED WHERE LEADERS ARE MADE
The Panthers got a lot out of their 2016 trip to West Point, including a preseason win, an inside look at the training of Army cadets plus some new team leaders. Overlooking the scenic Hudson River Va ...
LEARNING THE JAGR LIFESTYLE
Jaromir Jagr let his long locks fly while warming up before the team’s Oct. 8, 2016 preseason game at West Point’s Tate Rink. Getting to watch and meet stars like Jagr was a thrilling opportunity for ...
MAKING HISTORY IN THE CARIBBEAN
In 2006, the NHL’s southern-most team headed even farther south — all the way to Puerto Rico! — for a preseason faceoff against the New York Rangers. The Cats were proud to be part of the historic mat ...