Good afternoon Panthers fans and welcome to the latest installment of Rats Roundup. Sit back, relax and enjoy all the most recent Cats news!
A Night of Firsts
The Panthers kicked off their recent five-game homestand with a 8-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks. Radim Vrbata tallied his first three goals as a Panther for his seventh career hat trick.
Video: ANA@FLA: Vrbata records seventh career hat trick
Panthers first round draft pick Owen Tippett also notched the first goal of his NHL career off a sweet assist from Jamie McGinn.
Video: ANA@FLA: Tippett scores first NHL goal on the rush
For a full game recap, click HERE.
Fear the Territory
The Cats continue their homestand when they take on Detroit tomorrow, October 28th at BB&T Center at 7 p.m. Be sure to join us for pregame Halloween Festivities. including Spookie Cookie Night. After the game, don your best costume and take part in an exclusive trick-or-treat on the ice! There may be some special guests in attendance as well! Click HERE for all the details!
*Reminder for costumes/masks: Masks must be removed when entering the building and not be worn in pantherland. No props or costumes acessories that resemble swords, knives or guns.*
Defenseman Alex Petrovic shares his thoughts on the Panthers season thus far, and just how much a role mini golf plays in his down time in the latest Petrovic's Blog. Click HERE to read more!
- The Panthers claimed goaltender Antti Niemi off of waivers from the Pittsburgh Penguins.
- Our friends over at NHL.com wrote about Owen Tippett and trying to stay with the Panthers squad as the youngest current player in the NHL.