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2017 NHL Draft Check-In: Tippett, Heponiemi Highlight Talented Class

by Jameson Olive / @JamesonCoop / FloridaPanthers.com

The Florida Panthers procured two elite talents with their first two picks in the 2017 NHL Draft.

After scooping up sniper Owen Tippett with the 10th overall pick and playmaking wizard Aleksi Heponiemi early in the second round, the Panthers went on to add three big bodies with their later selections, taking defensemen Max Gildon (66th overall) and Tyler Inamoto (133rd overall) before using their fifth and final pick on overage Finnish forward Sebastian Repo (184th overall).

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Rats Roundup: 2019 Preseason Schedule Announced, Reading Tour Kicks Off

by Peter Rossi / FloridaPanthers.com

Good morning and welcome to the latest edition of Rats Roundup!

The 2019 preseason schedule was announced, the Summer Reading Tour kicked off and more! Sit back, relax and catch up on all the latest Panthers news!

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My Draft Day: Henrik Borgstrom

by Jameson Olive / @JamesonCoop / FloridaPanthers.com

The NHL Draft wasn't even on Henrik Borgstrom's radar during his first year of eligibility.

Heading into the event in 2015, the laidback Finn had accepted that it was more than likely he wouldn't be hearing his name called during any of the draft's seven rounds. At the time, he was still seen as potentially damaged goods, as a 10-inch growth spurt over a span of two years had led to various back problems. His new 6-foot-3 frame was a plus, but his body still had to adjust.

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Player Blog: Vatrano on World Championship, Playing with Jack Hughes

by Frank Vatrano @Frank_Vatrano / FloridaPanthers.com

It's really different taking the ice when you're wearing the Red, White and Blue.

I'd played for Team USA previously at the 2016 World Championship, but the experience was a lot different this time around, especially with the roster that we had. We had a lot of all-stars and guys that are superstars in the NHL, so my role wasn't exactly the same as my last tournament.

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Florida Panthers Announce 2019-20 Preseason Schedule

BB&T Center to host two preseason Panthers home games

by Florida Panthers @FlaPanthers / FloridaPanthers.com

SUNRISE, Fla. - The Florida Panthers announced today the club's schedule for the 2019-20 preseason. Florida will play eight total preseason games, including a double-header and two neutral site contests.

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2018 NHL Draft Check-In: Panthers Found Talent in Early, Late Rounds

by Jameson Olive / @JamesonCoop / FloridaPanthers.com

The Florida Panthers left no stone unturned at the 2018 NHL Draft.

After selecting high-octane winger Grigori Denisenko with the 15th overall pick in the first round, the Panthers went on to pick up five other high-upside players from around the globe later in the draft, re-stocking the organization's burgeoning prospect pool despite owning just six selections.

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My Draft Day: Jonathan Huberdeau

by Jameson Olive / @JamesonCoop / FloridaPanthers.com

Jonathan Huberdeau might have set a record for most hugs at the NHL Draft.

Upon being selected by the Florida Panthers with the third-overall pick in the 2011 draft at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, the dynamic winger spent the next few minutes high-fiving and hugging everyone in his immediate vicinity before finally making his way to the stage.

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Cats & Coffee: Heroes Honored at Donut Day; Heponiemi's ROY Runner-Up

by Jameson Olive / @JamesonCoop / FloridaPanthers.com

Good morning and welcome to "Cats & Coffee," a weekly segment, presented by Koffee Kult, in which we serve up an exciting look at what's on deck for your Florida Panthers. Like our friends at Koffee Kult, this forecast serves up only the best -- so sit back, sip and enjoy our latest brew of news, notes and information!

The Florida Panthers opened their doors to more than 40 veterans and their families this past week, welcoming past honorees of the organization's "Heroes Among Us" program to kick back, relax and enjoy more than a few delicious deep-fried pastries to celebrate National Donut Day.

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Summer Plans: Jonathan Huberdeau

by Jameson Olive / @JamesonCoop / FloridaPanthers.com

Welcome to the brand new FloridaPanthers.com series "Summer Plans," where your favorite Florida Panthers players share what they'll be up to in the months before the 2019-20 season.

This week's Panther: Jonathan Huberdeau (interview was conducted on April 8, 2019)

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Rats Roundup: Coaching Staff Announced, 'Panther Prowl'

by Peter Rossi / FloridaPanthers.com

Good morning and welcome to the latest edition of Rats Roundup!

The Cats announced their coaching staff, 'Panther Prowl' AR experience launched and more! Sit back, relax and catch up on all the latest Panthers news!

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