Yesterday’s incredible Christmas time blowout of the NY lslanders—by the Florida Panthers believe it or not—was as comprehensive as it was unexpected. Where did that one come from? Just last Friday I, and most Panthers fans in general (come on admit it!), had this season pegged as a rebuilding season. Perhaps it would be better to just throw in the towel and admit we won’t make the playoffs this time either; for the umpteenth time? Well, the Panthers answered us back from Newark, of all places, by beating the Devils 4-2 in what was the Cats’ best game of the season. They then went on to pry another point from the reigning champs in Pittsburgh, and subsequently finished off the Islanders with a 7-1 whipping on the Isle. Now, any Panthers fan will tell you; the ...
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