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Florida Panthers Agree to Terms with Forward Owen Tippett on Entry-Level

10th overall pick in 2017 NHL Entry Draft inks 1st NHL deal

by Staff /

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to terms with 2017 first-round pick, forward Owen Tippett, on a three-year entry-level contract.

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Hawryluk Hopes to be a Pest for the Panthers

by Jameson Olive / @JamesonCoop /

CORAL SRPINGS, Fla. - No one likes playing against Jayce Hawryluk.

Hawryluk, a second-round pick (32nd overall) of the Florida Panthers in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, is known as an agitator, the type of player that can inspire teammates and demoralize opponents by utilizing a fast paced, in-your-face style of play.

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Team Reset

Panthers have different look after step back

Changes at forward, coach following disappointing season

by Jon Lane @JonLaneNHL / Staff Writer

After the NHL Draft, free agency and other offseason moves, is taking a look at where each team stands. Today, the Florida Panthers:

The Florida Panthers promised changes after finishing 35-36-11 last season, 14 points out of the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Eastern Conference after winning the Atlantic Division in 2015-16.

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Cats and Coffee: Bjugy's a Beauty

by Jameson Olive / JamesonCoop /

Good morning and welcome to "Cats & Coffee," a weekly segment presented by Community Coffee in which we get you caffeinated with an exciting look at the week ahead for the Florida Panthers.

There is no offseason in Minnesota.

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Rats Roundup: Haley's Ninja Turtle Takes

by Kyle Morrison /

Well, we're right in the thick of it.

The NHL Draft was a full three weeks ago. The start of free agency was two weeks ago. Now, it's time to wait. Next up? The Cats prospects take on rookie teams from the Lightning, Capitals and Predators in Estero, Fla. in September.

On that note, let's go ahead and take a look back on the last week worth of Panthers #content, before you head home for the weekend.

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Prospects Notebook: Hunt Adapts to AHL; Downing The D-Camp Vet

by Jameson Olive / @JamesonCoop /

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - The transition from junior to professional hockey isn't easy.

For Dryden Hunt, moving from the Western Hockey League to the American Hockey League meant tougher competition, fewer shots and lower point totals. After scoring a league-high 58 goals during his final season with WHL's Moose Jaw Warriors, the 6-foot, 201-pound left winger managed to score just 13 goals and 31 points in 70 games during his first season with the AHL's Springfield Thunderbirds in 2016-17.

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Panthers' Borgström A Big Fan of the NCAA Experience

by Jameson Olive / @JamesonCoop /

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - When Henrik Borgström arrived on campus at the University of Denver last summer, the lanky, wide-eyed hockey player from Helsinki, Finland admittedly didn't know what to expect as he prepared for his first extended stay away from home.

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Panthers Launch Second Year of Community Champions Grant Program

Over $1 million given to local organizations last season

by Florida Panthers @FlaPanthersCARE /

Community Champions Grant Program

Community Champions Grant Program

Learn about the successes of our Community Champions Grant Program from the 2016-17 season

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SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers Owner, Chairman and Governor Vincent J. Viola and Vice Chairman, Partner and Alternate Governor Douglas A. Cifu announced today the launch of the second year of the Florida Panthers Foundation Community Champions Grant Program. The program allows charitable organizations throughout South Florida to request financial support for programs and initiatives that are benefitting our community.

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Cats & Coffee: Reading with Haley; Sweet Game Plans

by Jameson Olive / @JamesonCoop /

Good morning and welcome to "Cats & Coffee," a weekly segment presented by Community Coffee in which we get you caffeinated with an exciting look at the week ahead for the Florida Panthers.

A few lucky campers are in for a big surprise today.

In an effort to promote JetBlue's award-winning Soar with Reading program, Florida Panthers forward Micheal Haley will read to a group of 150 campers at Osswald Park in Fort Lauderdale on Monday.

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Panthers keep collecting Finland-born prospects

2017 second-round pick Aleksi Heponiemi latest to follow Aleksander Barkov

by Alain Poupart / Correspondent

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- The Florida Panthers' search for high-scoring prospects continues to take them to Finland.

The Panthers used two of their five selections in the 2017 NHL Draft on a forward from Finland: Aleksi Heponiemi in the second round (No. 40) and Sebastian Repo in the sixth round (No. 184). This followed the free agent signing of forward Henrik Haapala, the leading scorer in the Finnish Elite League last season, and the selection of center Henrik Borgstrom with the No. 23 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft.

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