Entries by Alex Baumgartner

Aleksander Barkov wins his first Selke Trophy

Florida Panthers captain Aleksander Barkov won his first Selke Trophy after his eighth NHL season on Friday evening.  The Frank J. Selke Trophy is awarded annually “to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game”.  Barkov had 26 goals, 32 assists and 58 points in 50 games during the 2020-2021 NHL […]

Five best Florida Panthers prospects

The Florida Panthers seem to be on the right track towards building a Stanley Cup contending team. After one year of the Bill Zito regime in Florida, the Panthers finished second in the Discover Central Division and clinched a playoff berth before losing in the first round to the defending Stanley Cup Champions, the Tampa […]

Florida Panthers make deal, clear cap space

The Florida Panthers have acquired forward Lucas Wallmark and defenseman Lucas Carlsson from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for forwards Brett Connolly, Henrik Borgstrom, defenseman Riley Stillman and a seventh-round pick, as reported by TSN’s Pierre LeBrun.   Wallmark, 25, played in seven regular season games as well as two playoff games for the Cats […]