Seventh Place, Atlantic Division
15th Place In Eastern Conference
Did Not Make Playoffs
  29-45-8 (66 Pts)
196 GF
268 GA

48 15 .375 82 29 .402
48 15 .375      

6 Ryan Whitney D 24 Brad Boyes C
7 Dmitry Kulikov D 25 Jacob Markstrom G
10 Joey Crabb* RW 32 Kris Versteeg RW
11 Jonathan Huberdeau
LW 34 Tim Thomas G
14 Tomas Fleischmann LW 43 Mike Weaver D
15 Drew Shore C 44 Erik Gudbranson D
16 Aleksander Barkov C 51 Brian Campbell D
17 Jesse Winchester C 57 Marcel Goc C
18 Shawn Matthias C 77 Tom Gilbert D
19 Scottie Upshall RW 82 Tomas Kopecky RW
21 Krys Barch* RW 97 Matt Gilroy* D
23 Scott Gomez C
   *Did Not Dress  

Cats Are 20
The Florida Panthers celebrated their 20th Anniversary season during the 2013-14 campaign. The NHL announced on March 1, 1993 that South Florida would join the NHL in time for the 1993-94 season. Bill Torrey was named Team President and Bob Clarke was named Vice President and General Manager. Roger Neilson served as the first head coach. Florida Panthers Assistant Coach Brian Skrudland (1993-1997), served as the first team captain.
The Month Of December
The Panthers won eight of their 14 games in the month of December. The eight victories tied a franchise high for the month (1995-96 and 2005-06), while the 17 points recorded (8-5-1) in the month also tied a franchise high. The Panthers had recorded 17 points in the month of December on four previous occasions. (MR: 2011-12; 7-5-0-3).
Barkov's Bests
Rookie F Aleksander Barkov recorded a NHL career best six-game point scoring streak (1-6-7: Dec. 23-Jan. 6). Barkov recorded a career high 22:32 TOI on Jan. 9 at Buffalo. The six-game point scoring streak places tied for third in the NHL among rookies this season. The six-game point streak tied for the longest in franchise history among Panthers rookies. Barkov recorded 14 points (4-10-14) in his last 23 games played before missing the final 24 games of the season with a lower body injury. Barkov's 17:05 average TOI ranked third among NHL rookie forwards. Barkov ranked fourth among rookie face-off leaders, winning 400 of his draws taken (48.8%). At 18 years and 31 days Barkov became the youngest player in the NHL since Jan. 8, 1944 (Ted Kennedy) to score a goal in his NHL debut (Oct. 3 at Dallas). On Tuesday, Jan. 14 he was selected as Finnish Young Athlete of the Year. Barkov was the youngest player on Finland's roster for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Salute To The Captain
D Ed Jovanovski played in his 1,100th career NHL game on Jan. 21 at Buffalo, recording two points (1-1-2), including his 100th point as a Panther. With his two points on Jan. 21, Jovanovski became the seventh Panthers defenseman to record over 100 career points, joining Bryan McCabe (104), Mike Van Ryn (105), Brian Campbell (117), Gord Murphy (142), Jay Bouwmeester (203) and Robert Svehla (290). On February 27, the captain tallied his 500th career point in a contest against the Washington Capitals. He currently ranks second among the franchise's defensemen with 619 PIM, fifth with 362 games played and seventh in points with 102.
Luongo Returns
G Roberto Luongo earned first star honors in his return to the Panthers lineup on Mar. 7 vs. Buffalo, stopping all 25 shots in a 2-0 shutout victory. It marked Luongo’s first game in a Panthers uniform since a 2-1 overtime win against Atlanta on April 18, 2006. He currently ranks first among Panthers goaltenders in several all-time categories including career games played (331), single season games played (75), career wins (114), single season wins (35), and career shutouts (27). His 66 career shutouts rank second alltime among active leaders (Marty Brodeur) and he is tied for 14th among NHL all-time goaltender leaders (Patrick Roy). According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Luongo is one of only four goaltenders in NHL history to play in at least 300 games for two different franchises, along with Gilles Meloche (Seals/Barons, North Stars), Patrick Roy (Canadiens, Avalanche) and Ed Belfour (Blackhawks, Stars).
Date Opponent Result
Apr. 12 CBJ 2-3 L
Apr. 10 TOR 4-2 W
Apr. 8 PHI 2-5 L
Apr. 6 DAL 3-2 W
Apr. 4 CGY 1-2 L

Name G PTS
Nick Bjugstad
16 38
Brian Campbell 7 37
Scottie Upshall 15 37
Brad Boyes 21 36
Sean Bergenheim 16 29

Player Rd Pick
Aleksander Barkov 1 2
Ian McCoshen  2 31
Evan Cowley 4 92
Michael Downing 4 97
Matt Buckles 4 98
Christopher Clapperton 5 122
Joshua Brown 6 152
MacKenzie Weegar 7 206
 is the official Web site of the Florida Panthers. Florida Panthers and are trademarks of the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, Ltd. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks and NHL Draft name and logo are trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2016 Florida Panthers Hockey Club, Ltd and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.