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Steve Goldstein

Steve Goldstein is a sports broadcasting veteran nationally and in the South Florida market.

Goldstein is the longtime hockey voice of the NHL's Florida Panthers. With the team on television and radio since 1997, he's in his 16th season as TV play-by-play announcer. In addition, Steve calls NFL Miami Dolphins TV play by play for preseason games on CBS Miami.

Internationally and domestically he is a tennis play by play voice for the US Open and has called other events for the USTA, Tennis Channel. Goldstein is also a play-by-play voice for PHF hockey, including the 2022 championship game.

Steve also anchors news and sports on CBS 4 Miami.

He has worked radio play by play for Westwood One's NHL coverage and host for the Stanley Cup Final.

Goldstein has anchored news for CW 44 TV in Tampa and has extensive Olympic experience. He served as CBS Radio/Westwood One Olympic hockey play-by-play voice the 2010 games in Vancouver and the 2014 Sochi Games. He hosted the network's 1998 hockey coverage in Nagano, Japan and was a producer for the '94 Lillehammer games.

Prior to taking over the Panthers TV job, Steve was the team's radio play by play announcer.

He has hosted the pre and post game radio shows for the NHL Panthers, NFL Dolphins and Miami Hurricanes football. Goldstein has hosted Panthers and Dolphins weekly TV programs and morning drive radio on WQAM and WINZ radio in Miami.

Steve is from Brooklyn, NY and attended Syracuse University, graduating from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

He is the Founder/Chairman of Goldie's Gang foundation, which assists local children and families. He is the winner of the 2019 NSMA Sportscaster of the Year in Florida and a 2022 Emmy award winner for NHL play by play.

He resides in Florida with wife Dana and has two boys, Jake, 20, and Kyle, 18.

Randy Moller

Former Panthers defenseman Randy Moller enters his seventh season as a Bally Sports Florida television analyst, his fourth in the role of Color Analyst. He has previously served as the team's radio play-by-play broadcaster. Moller was voted as South Florida's best sports radio play-by-play broadcaster in an online poll conducted by the Miami Herald in 2010, due to his insightful and entertaining broadcasts.

"Red Deer" has been a member of the Cats' broadcast team for the last 23 years, serving in a variety of capacities, including as the club's radio analyst and television host, providing Panthers fans with enthusiastic and colorful broadcasts. He has broadcast over 1,900 games on radio/TV since 1996.

A native of Red Deer, Alta, Moller, played 13 seasons in the NHL with Florida, Quebec, the New York Rangers and Buffalo recording 45 goals, 180 assists and 1,692 penalty minutes in 815 games.

He and his wife, Cathy, live in Boca Raton with their sons, Jonathan and Logan, and their daughter McKenna.

Doug Plagens

Doug Plagens enters his eighth season as the radio play-by-play broadcaster for the Florida Panthers. Plagens has over 1,000 games of professional hockey broadcasting experience at the NHL, AHL, and ECHL levels.

Along with being the radio voice of the Panthers, Plagens can be heard co-hosting the club's official podcast "Territory Talk" with Jameson Olive.

Prior to joining the Panthers before the 15-16 season, Plagens spent four years in Cleveland as the radio and television play-by-play voice of the AHL's Lake Erie Monsters and the Arena Football League's Cleveland Gladiators. During his time in Cleveland, Plagens served on the SiriusXM NHL Network Radio broadcast of the 2015 AHL All-Star Game in Utica, New York.

Previously, Plagens spent time as the radio and television play-by-play voice of the ECHL's Idaho Steelheads in Boise, Idaho. With the Steelheads, he was recognized as the ECHL's "Broadcaster of the Year" for the 2009-10 season, and was selected as part of the national television broadcast of the 2010 ECHL All-Star Game in Ontario, California. While in Idaho, Plagens also hosted a nightly sports talk radio show on Boise's ESPN Radio affiliate, KTIK 1350 "The Ticket", and freelanced as a sports anchor/reporter/producer at KBOI-TV (CBS).

Plagens' broadcasting experience also includes time as a television sports anchor and reporter at WKBN (CBS), WYFX (FOX), and WYTV (ABC) in Youngstown, Ohio.

Plagens holds a Master's Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University, and a Bachelor's in Communication from Lake Forest College (IL).

He currently resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Bill Lindsay

Bill Lindsay enters his eighth season as Radio Color Analyst for the Florida Panthers. He previously spent six seasons as the team's television analyst on FOX Sports Florida, after spending the previous two years serving as the club's radio color commentator.

Lindsay, a 14-year NHL veteran and member of the 1996 Panthers Eastern Conference Championship team, played in more than 750 NHL contests for six different clubs scoring 83 goals with 141 assists. He appeared in 506 games with the Panthers (1993-99, 2001-02) recording 165 points (67-98-165). Lindsay is best known for his spectacular Game 5 goal in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals versus Boston that broke a 3-3 tie and gave the Panthers their first playoff series victory.

The Big Fork, Mont. native completed his NHL career with Atlanta in 2004, before spending his final last two seasons playing for the Cologne Sharks in the German League (DEL).

Lindsay and his wife, Kari, reside in Boca Raton.

Reporters

Jessica Blaylock

Jessica Blaylock serves as the Florida Panthers Television Host and sideline reporter for select broadcasts on Bally Sports Florida.

From 2006 to 2011, Blaylock worked for ESPN as an operations producer for college football, college basketball and NASCAR. She originally joined FOX Sports Florida in 2010, covering five seasons of Orlando Magic basketball, as well as high school football and basketball. She has also contributed to both Jacksonville Jaguars and high school football features for CSS.

In 2015, Blaylock was named the in-game reporter on Marlins' television broadcasts.

Previously, Blaylock served as a radio host and reporter for 1010XL in Jacksonville. Of her duties, she was the Jaguars beat reporter, an active contributor on the Frank Frangie Show with Rick Ballou and hosted her own evening show. She also covered THE PLAYERS Championship and other various sporting events in the Jacksonville area.

A Jacksonville, Fla., native, Blaylock attended the University of Florida where she received a B.A. in Telecommunications and a B.A. in History

Craig Minervini

Craig Minervini returns for his eighth season as the Florida Panthers Television Host after re-joining the Panthers broadcast team in the 2015-16 season. He previously served as the Panthers television pre/post game host for Panthers games on FS Florida from 2003-2012.

Minervini has spent 18 seasons as pre/postgame host and in-game reporter for Marlins games on Bally Sports Florida, garnering his first Emmy Award in 2013. He has handled play-by-play for select Marlins games on TV/radio as well.

In 2010, Craig was the national play-by-play voice for the United Football League (UFL) games on Versus.

Before joining Bally Sports Florida, Minervini spent seven years with WTVJ-NBC 6 in Miami as a sports anchor/reporter. He anchored sports on WNBC-TV (NY) in 2004.

Minervini's extensive television broadcasting experience includes a wide variety of assignments such as play-by-play voice for NBC Sports (Notre Dame football), CBS Sports Spectacular, ESPN college football, baseball and Roller Hockey International events, Major League Soccer, XFL Football, boxing and mixed martial arts events.

He appeared as an announcer in Kevin James' blockbuster movie "Here Comes the Boom". Early in his career, his first entrance on the national stage came as a TV broadcaster for World Wrestling Federation (WWF) events, as "Craig DeGeorge".

Minervini earned a broadcast journalism degree from Syracuse University where he called Orange football, basketball, lacrosse and soccer while handling AAA Syracuse Chiefs baseball.

A native of Huntington, Long Island (NY), Minervini has two sons, Chase and Maxwell, and a daughter, Spencer.

Katie Engleson

Katie Engleson returns home to South Florida for her debut season with Bally Sports Florida and the Florida Panthers as the team's sideline reporter.

Engleson joins the Panthers after spending the past four years in Dallas, Texas as a host and reporter with Bally Sports Southwest. While there, she covered a multitude of teams across different leagues in the Southwest region. Prior to joining Bally Sports Southwest, she spent two years with ABC-affiliated KXXV-TV in Waco, Texas as the channel's Weekday Sports Reporter and Weekend Sports Anchor.

A Parkland, Fla., native, Engleson graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas high school before attending the University of Alabama where she received a B.A. in telecommunications and film.

Ed Jovanovski

Former Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanovski enters his fourth season as an analyst with Bally Sports Florida.

Jovanovski was originally selected first overall in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft as Florida's first-ever NHL draft pick. He went on to appear in 362 games over seven seasons in a Panthers uniform, totalling 102 points (33-69-102). Over his decorated 18-season NHL career, Jovanovski skated in 1,128 NHL games with Florida (1995-96 to 1998-99, 2011-12 to 2013-14) amassing 500 points (137-363-500). He wore #55 in all seven seasons as a member of the Panthers and served as the sixth captain in franchise history from 2012-13 to 2013-14.

During Jovanovski's rookie campaign in 1995-96, he produced 21 points (10-11-21) over 70 games. His 10 goals and 21 points remained franchise rookie defenseman records until Aaron Ekblad surpassed them in 2014-15. In the 1995-96 playoffs, Jovanovski led Florida blueliners with eight assists and nine points (1-8-9) over 22 games, helping the Panthers secure a trip to the Stanley Cup Final. Following the season he was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team and was a finalist for the Calder Trophy.

The five-time NHL All-Star also represented Canada on the international stage throughout his career, earning Gold Medals at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, 2005 IIHF World Championship and 1995 IIHF U20 World Junior Championship. He also earned silver at the 2008 World Championship.

Prior to his professional career, the Windsor, Ontario native skated in two Ontario Hockey League (OHL) seasons with the Windsor Spitfires, logging 115 points (38-77-115) over 112 games. In 1993-94, he was named to the CHL All Rookie-Team, OHL First All-Rookie Team and OHL Second All-StarTeam,

Jeff Chychrun

Former NHL defenseman Jeff Chychrun enters his fourth season as an analyst with Bally Sports Florida.

The LaSalle, Quebec native appeared in 262 NHL games with the Philadelphia Flyers (1986-87 to 1990-91), Los Angeles Kings (1991-92 and 1992-93), Pittsburgh Penguins (1991-92 to 1992-93) and Edmonton Oilers (1993-94), compiling 25 points (3-22-25). He was a member of the 1991-92 Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins.

Chychrun also appeared in 170 career American Hockey League (AHL) games over four seasons, highlighted by a Calder Cup championship with the Flyers' affiliate, the Hershey Bears, in 1987-88.

Prior to his professional career, Chychrun skated in 182 Ontario Hockey League (OHL) games with the Kingston Canadians from 1983-84 to 1985-86, amassing 41 points (3-38-31). He was named to the OHL Third All-Star Team in 1985-86.

Chychrun is brother-in-law to former NHL defenseman Luke Richardson, and his son, Boca Raton native Jakob, is currently a defenseman for the Arizona Coyotes.

Jameson Olive

Jameson Olive is entering his sixth season covering the Panthers as the team's in-house beat writer.

Prior to joining the organization on a full-time basis in December of 2017, he spent three seasons contributing to the team's website on a weekly basis as a freelance reporter. In his current role with the Panthers, he reports on the club's day-to-day activities, covering games while producing stories highlighting players' accomplishments, personalities and more.

In addition to features, he has worked to establish a stream of recurring content for the team's website, such as Cats Forecast, Panther Mailbags, Panther Postcards, 5 Takeaways and ghostwritten player blogs. Olive also oversees FloridaPanthers.com and the organization's FLA Panthers Gaming sub-brand.

A native of Vero Beach, Fla., Jameson broke into the world of professional sports writing in 2014 as a member of FOX Sports Florida's digital team. With FOX, he was able to cover both the Panthers and NFL's Miami Dolphins while also working the desk as one of the company's website copy editors.

While his primary focus is written work and managing FloridaPanthers.com, he is also credited with spearheading the creation of the Panthers' official team podcast "Territory Talk," which he co-hosts with Panthers radio play-by-play broadcaster Doug Plagens. In addition to hosting, Jameson also produces the show and books its weekly guests.

Olive also appears during the second intermission of all Panthers radio broadcasts on 560 WQAM, breaking down the action in a segment known as "After 40." He is also a regular guest on the station's "Panthers Insider" show.

Jameson currently resides in Tamarac, Fla. with his wife Adelyn.