29-9-2006 Rob Globke frustrated
Florida Panthers right wing Rob Globke feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Rob Globke was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 26 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 2 assists along with 12 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 6 PIM.


28-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Martin Gelinas is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Nathan Horton is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Chris Gratton has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Rob Globke has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jozef Stumpel has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Juraj Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Craig Anderson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



27-9-2006 Jay Bouwmeester uncertain about future
Jay Bouwmeester wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

25-9-2006 Olli Jokinen frustrated
Florida Panthers center Olli Jokinen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Olli Jokinen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 566 NHL games during his career, notching 138 goals and adding 168 assists along with 586 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 7 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 4 PIM.


25-9-2006 Christian Berglund frustrated
Florida Panthers right wing Christian Berglund feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Christian Berglund was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 86 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 42 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season.


23-9-2006 Juraj Kolnik frustrated
Florida Panthers right wing Juraj Kolnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Juraj Kolnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 4th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 182 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 35 assists along with 72 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 6 PIM.


22-9-2006 Stephen Weiss frustrated
Florida Panthers center Stephen Weiss feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Stephen Weiss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 181 NHL games during his career, notching 31 goals and adding 46 assists along with 53 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 6 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 3+1=4 with 4 PIM.


22-9-2006 Craig Anderson frustrated
Florida Panthers goaltender Craig Anderson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Craig Anderson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 56 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 161 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season.


21-9-2006 Janis Sprukts frustrated
Florida Panthers center Janis Sprukts feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Latvia, Janis Sprukts was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 8th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 1 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 6 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 6 PIM.


21-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Stephen Weiss is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Chris Gratton has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Rob Globke has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jozef Stumpel has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Ville Peltonen is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Juraj Kolnik has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Alex Auld has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Craig Anderson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Anthony Stewart has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-9-2006 Branislav Mezei frustrated
Florida Panthers defenseman Branislav Mezei feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Branislav Mezei was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 138 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 14 assists along with 192 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season.


17-9-2006 Team captain meets with Jay Bouwmeester
Following the team's recent 6-2 loss at Tampa Bay Lightning on 15-9-2006, Florida Panthers captain Martin Gelinas and Jay Bouwmeester did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Martin Gelinas

15-9-2006 Olli Jokinen frustrated
Florida Panthers center Olli Jokinen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Olli Jokinen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 563 NHL games during his career, notching 137 goals and adding 166 assists along with 586 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 4 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 4 PIM.


14-9-2006 Christian Berglund frustrated
Florida Panthers right wing Christian Berglund feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Christian Berglund was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 86 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 42 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season.


14-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Martin Gelinas is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Olli Jokinen is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Nathan Horton is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Alex Auld has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



13-9-2006 Craig Anderson frustrated
Florida Panthers goaltender Craig Anderson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Craig Anderson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 56 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 161 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Florida Panthers this season.


10-9-2006 Juraj Kolnik frustrated
Florida Panthers right wing Juraj Kolnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Juraj Kolnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 4th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 178 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 35 assists along with 68 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 2 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


7-9-2006 Noah Welch frustrated
Florida Panthers defenseman Noah Welch feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Noah Welch was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 3 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 1 games with the Florida Panthers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


7-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ruslan Salei is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Martin Gelinas is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Alex Auld has been chilly and allowed 5 goals in 1 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-9-2006 Mikhail Yakubov frustrated
Florida Panthers right wing Mikhail Yakubov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Mikhail Yakubov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 53 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 10 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


31-8-2006 Mikhail Yakubov frustrated
Florida Panthers right wing Mikhail Yakubov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Mikhail Yakubov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 53 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 10 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


29-6-2006 Juraj Kolnik frustrated
Florida Panthers right wing Juraj Kolnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Juraj Kolnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 4th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 176 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 35 assists along with 66 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


30-6-2006 Joe Nieuwendyk retires
Joe Nieuwendyk has retired from professional hockey.

30-6-2006 Ed Belfour retires
Ed Belfour has retired from professional hockey.

30-6-2006 Training camp preview
Florida Panthers will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Florida Panthers and Springfield Thunderbirds:
- Ruslan Salei D
- Chris Gratton C
- Martin Gélinas L
- Jeremy Swanson D
- Rob Globke R
- Olli Jokinen C
- Jozef Stumpel C
- David Shantz G
- Ville Peltonen L
- Greg Jacina C
- Steve Montador D
- Juraj Kolnik R
- Branislav Mezei D
- Mike Van Ryn D
- Janis Sprukts C
- Bryan Allen D
- Drew Larman C
- Bret Nasby D
- Alex Auld G
- Stephen Weiss C
- Craig Anderson G
- Noah Welch D
- Dustin Johner C
- Gregory Campbell L
- Nathan Horton R
- Jay Bouwmeester D
- Anthony Stewart R
- Kamil Kreps C
- Stefan Meyer C
- David Booth L
- Martin Lojek D
- Martin Tuma D
- Rostislav Olesz C
- John Hecimovic R
- Franklin MacDonald D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Olli Jokinen C
- Branislav Mezei D
- Bret Nasby D
- Alex Auld G
- Stephen Weiss C
- Noah Welch D
- Martin Lojek D
- Rostislav Olesz C
- John Hecimovic R

Players reporting in good shape:
- Ruslan Salei D
- Greg Jacina C
- Steve Montador D
- Gregory Campbell L
- Stefan Meyer C
- David Booth L


26-6-2006 Noah Welch frustrated
Florida Panthers defenseman Noah Welch feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Noah Welch was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 5 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 3 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


24-6-2006 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


29-6-2006 Jacques Martin praises Kevin Shattenkirk
Florida Panthers head coach Jacques Martin has praised young defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.



30-6-2006 Training camp preview
Florida Panthers will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Florida Panthers and Florida Everblades:
- Ruslan Salei D
- Chris Gratton C
- Martin Gélinas L
- Jeremy Swanson D
- Joe Nieuwendyk C
- Ed Belfour G
- Rob Globke R
- Olli Jokinen C
- Jozef Stumpel C
- David Shantz G
- Ville Peltonen L
- Greg Jacina C
- Steve Montador D
- Juraj Kolnik R
- Branislav Mezei D
- Mike Van Ryn D
- Janis Sprukts C
- Bryan Allen D
- Drew Larman C
- Bret Nasby D
- Alex Auld G
- Stephen Weiss C
- Craig Anderson G
- Noah Welch D
- Dustin Johner C
- Gregory Campbell L
- Nathan Horton R
- Jay Bouwmeester D
- Anthony Stewart R
- Kamil Kreps C
- Stefan Meyer C
- David Booth L
- Martin Lojek D
- Martin Tuma D
- Rostislav Olesz C
- John Hecimovic R
- Franklin MacDonald D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Jeremy Swanson D
- David Shantz G
- Juraj Kolnik R
- Branislav Mezei D
- Mike Van Ryn D
- Janis Sprukts C
- Bryan Allen D
- Gregory Campbell L
- Martin Lojek D

Players reporting in good shape:
- Martin Gélinas L
- Rob Globke R
- Olli Jokinen C
- Ville Peltonen L
- Bret Nasby D
- Alex Auld G
- Stefan Meyer C
- David Booth L
- Franklin MacDonald D


28-6-2006 Jacques Martin praises Jeremy Smith
Florida Panthers head coach Jacques Martin has praised young goaltender Jeremy Smith in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

24-6-2006 Jacques Martin praises Corey Syvret
Florida Panthers head coach Jacques Martin has praised young defenseman Corey Syvret in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.



24-6-2006 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2006 Jacques Martin praises Jens Hellgren
Florida Panthers head coach Jacques Martin has praised young defenseman Jens Hellgren in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.



23-6-2006 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:


23-6-2006 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


21-6-2006 Rob Globke uncertain about future
Rob Globke wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Olli Jokinen uncertain about future
Olli Jokinen wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Greg Jacina uncertain about future
Greg Jacina wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Steve Montador uncertain about future
Steve Montador wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Juraj Kolnik uncertain about future
Juraj Kolnik wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Branislav Mezei uncertain about future
Branislav Mezei wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Mike Van Ryn uncertain about future
Mike Van Ryn wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Janis Sprukts uncertain about future
Janis Sprukts wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Bryan Allen uncertain about future
Bryan Allen wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Mikhail Yakubov uncertain about future
Mikhail Yakubov wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Vaclav Nedorost uncertain about future
Vaclav Nedorost wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Alexei Semenov uncertain about future
Alexei Semenov wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Christian Berglund uncertain about future
Christian Berglund wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Alex Auld uncertain about future
Alex Auld wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Stephen Weiss uncertain about future
Stephen Weiss wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Craig Anderson uncertain about future
Craig Anderson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Noah Welch uncertain about future
Noah Welch wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Dustin Johner uncertain about future
Dustin Johner wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

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