Michael Matheson

The Florida Panthers are Bringing Back Hockey’s Doubters

With a single move the Florida Panthers have brought back hockey's doubters. They resurfaced the NHL's most annoying argument: analytics.

The 4th Line Podcast #108 – Gerard Gallant Fired, Quarter Pole Evaluation

Last Word on Hockey is pleased to present our new hockey podcast, the 4th Line. Coming from Calgary, AB and Nanaimo, BC, Carl and...

Florida Panthers Fire Head Coach Gerard Gallant

Sunday night it was revealed that Florida Panthers Head Coach Gerard Gallant had been relieved of his position with the team. Coaching change in @NHL with the @FlaPanthers. @Sportsnet...

Jonathan Huberdeau to Miss 3-4 Months With Injury

The Florida Panthers confirmed early Sunday afternoon that forward Jonathan Huberdeau suffered a lower-body injury and would miss three to four months as a...

Florida Panthers Nick Bjugstad Out Four Weeks

News broke late Thursday morning that Florida Panthers centre Nick Bjugstad suffered a broken hand in pre-season play and will miss four weeks of...
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NHL Atlantic Blue Line Issues

In previewing the Atlantic Division, there was a theme that kept coming up. Most experts believe that the Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers, and...

Aaron Ekblad Out With “Mild” Concussion

It was announced early Monday evening that Team North America and Florida Panthers' defenceman Aaron Ekblad would not be playing Team North America's World...

Valeri Nichushkin linked to KHL, Tomas Fleishmann PTO

The Dallas Stars and restricted free agent Valeri Nichushkin do not appear to be closer to a contract, and the KHL could be an...

Puck Drop Preview: 2016-17 Florida Panthers

Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2016-17, where LastWordOnHockey.com gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of...

Jonathan Huberdeau Signs Six-Year Extension With Panthers

The Florida Panthers own one of the leagues best and most promising forward groups in the league. The team has already signed a large majority of them to long-term deals, including Jonathan Huberdeau. The team has agreed to a six year deal worth $35.4M.