Shawn Thornton was eager to show that he'll protect his teammates this year in Florida by engaging in a pair of fights during Saturday's 4-1 preseason loss against Nashville.
Florida has waived Bobby Butler.
Joey Crabb has been placed on waivers by Florida.
Greg Zanon has been waived by the Florida Panthers.
Dan Ellis was placed on waivers by the Panthers on Sunday.
Steven Hodges was among nine players sent to the minors by Florida on Sunday.
Scottie Upshall is looking to improve on the success he had with the Florida Panthers last season.
Roberto Luongo gave up two goals in two periods of action against the Predators in the Panthers’ 4-1 loss Saturday night.
Brandon Pirri scored for the Panthers in their 2-1 shootout loss to the Predators on Saturday.
The Panthers will make some significant roster cuts following Saturday's double-header against Nashville.
First-overall draft pick Aaron Ekblad will make his NHL debut Saturday night against the Predators in Nashville.
Brad Boyes feels much more comfortable at training camp than he did at this time a year ago.
Willie Mitchell is expected to provide Florida's defense with leadership and it's thought that he'll help the club's penalty kill as well.
The Florida Panthers have sent Jayce Hawryluk back to the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League.
Even though the Florida Panthers brought in Al Montoya during the off-season, Dan Ellis isn't willing to concede the team's backup goalie job.