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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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MELLANBY LEADS OUT OF THE GATE
Scott Mellanby took an early leadership role for the franchise, attending hockey clinics and meet-and-greets with South Floridians, many of whom had never seen a hockey game in their lives. “This is a ...
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M FOR MELLANBY, 1996
A hand-written message on a rat projectile wished the Panthers good luck during the 1996 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The scrawled no. 27 and capital M made this rat specific to the man behind the Rat Trick, ...
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SIGNED JERSEY FROM THE KING OF THE RAT
After nailing the Rat Trick and leading Florida to the 1996 Stanley Cup Final, the Panthers named Scott Mellanby team captain in 1997. He remained in the role until 2001.
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MELLANBY GETS TRIPLE DIGIT GOAL, 1997
Scott Mellanby joined the franchise’s 100-goal club with a score in a 3-3 tie with the Toronto Maple Leafs. One of the team’s first snipers, Mellanby ultimately scored 157 goals for the franchise. ...
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MELLANBY’S 30TH PANTHER GOAL, 1994
What a way to close out the inaugural season! Scott Mellanby tallied his 30th goal of the year in a 4-1 win over the New York Islanders on April 14, 1994. Mellanby led the Panthers in goals and points ...
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1996 EDITION SCOTT MELLANBY FIGURINE
Scott Mellanby went down in Panthers lore with his Rat Trick during the 1995-1996 season opener. That season was the most successful in his career, when he recorded highs in goals, assists and points. ...
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POSTER OF SIX TRUE PANTHERS ORIGINALS, 1998
With the final home game at Miami Arena at the end of the 1997-1998 season, six players from the inaugural season still remained Panthers. Those players helped shape the budding franchise, contributin ...
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SCOTT MELLANBY’S BATTERED HELMET, 1995-1996
Players tend carefully to their helmets, often modifying them to fit their heads better (or simply make them last longer). Scott Mellanby wore this helmet in multiple games throughout the magical “Yea ...
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PUB COVER SALUTES CAPTAIN MELLANBY, 2001
Scott Mellanby’s gritty, hard-fighting performance as the Panthers captain endeared him to fans and teammates alike.
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