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Florida Panthers Clinch Berth in 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers

The Florida Panthers have qualified for the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Panthers earned a berth in the postseason with Boston’s 6-4 loss to Chicago today. It marks the fifth playoff appearance in team history and the first since 2011-12.

The Panthers established a new franchise high for wins (44) with last night’s 4-3 victory against Montreal. Florida’s 97 points (44-25-9) are one shy of matching the franchise mark set in the 1999-00 season.

Other accomplishments for the Panthers so far this season include:

•Franchise record 12-game winning streak (Dec. 15 – Jan. 10)

•Franchise record seven-game home winning streak (Dec. 10 – Jan. 3)

•Franchise record six-game road winning streak (Dec. 15 – Jan. 10)

•Franchise record four NHL All-Star Game representatives (Head Coach Gerard Gallant, Roberto Luongo, Jaromir Jagr and Aaron Ekblad)

•Five 50-point scorers for the first time in team history (Jaromir Jagr, Jussi Jokinen, Jonathan Huberdeau, Aleksander Barkov and Vincent Trocheck)

The Panthers currently are in first place in the Atlantic Division with four games remaining in the regular season, including Fan Appreciation Night on Saturday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m. at the BB&T Center against Carolina. The complete first-round schedule for the Stanley Cup Playoffs will be released by the NHL on Sunday April, 10.

Individual game tickets for the Panthers home games during the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs are on sale now. For ticket information please call (954) 835-PUCK (7825) or vist

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