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Rats Roundup: Catstagram Content, Open House, Bjugy Rewind

by Kyle Morrison /

2017-18 SSO Open House Feature

2017-18 SSO Open House Feature

New season seat owners chose their seats for the 2017-18 Panthers season

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Hello there, Friday.

The most casual business day has reclaimed its spot atop our "Best Day of the Week" power rankings, after being de-throned last week by Saturday. What was so great about last Saturday? Simple: we hosted our Open House event, and it had a special guest.

Tweet from @FlaPanthers: Jussi J always stays fly. ��Thanks to everyone who stopped by and renewed their tickets at today's Open House! ��

Jussi Jokinen stopped by and mingled for a bit with fans (check out that video above for more). But let's not bury the lede here - that cookie looks delicious.

Tweet from @FlaPanthers: (not really in the mood to share that cookie��� ��)

That kid's going places.


Here's the most levelheaded, reasonable take ever to be given within the confines of Rats Roundup: Denis Malgin's Instagram stories belong in the Smithsonian. 

Exhibit A:

Tweet from @FlaPanthers: �� IMPORTANT CONTENT ALERT ��

There's a lot to unpack here. There's the donkey, which is Malgin's new buddy, the sleepy looking puppy, the facial expression, the ski lift… all proof that Denis Malgin is living his best life, folks.

Speaking of Cats and Instagram, we've compiled more quality content in the first ever Catstagram Catch-Up, so click this link to check it out. 


Nick Bjugstad's season got off to a tough start, as he missed the first 19 games with an upper-body injury. While the 6-foot-6 forward worked through some injuries and tough puck luck this season, he's already laser-focused on helping the team win again next year.

"I like this team and I want to do whatever I can," he told's Jameson Olive. "Whether it's third-line, fourth-line, or whatever, I'll play any position."

This week, it was Bjugstad's turn to be featured in our Season Rewind series - which includes a video of every goal he scored this season - so go ahead and check that out here


Panthers President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Dale Tallon is looking to have the team's next coach in place before the NHL Draft. 

Jason Demers and Michael Matheson helped Canada to a silver-medal finish at the IIHF World Championships. 

Two youth hockey updates from this week: the return of the Learn to Play program, and USA Hockey coaching clinics. 

Got some sweet accounting chops?Come crunch some numbers for us! 

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