Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|In the 2004 season, which Panther was the highest scoring active player in their lineup?||Florida Panthers
Oli Jokinen. Marcus Nilson was traded Calgary. He was second to Oli. Oli Jokinen had 158 career points in 2004.
|The Panthers organization held a unique fact in their inaugural season. Which was it?||Florida Panthers
First team to have a game broadcast in Spanish.. This happened in the Panthers inaugural game. It was broadcasted by Arley Londono and Manolo Alvarez.
|In the inaugural season of the Panthers, who scored the first goal ever for the Panthers?||Florida Panthers
Scott Mellanby. He scored in a 4-4 tie to Chicago. Scott was a Panther for eight seasons before moving on to St. Louis.
Doug MacLean. He recorded 83 wins and brought the Panthers their first Stanley Cup Final appearance in history. He later became a GM for the Coloumbus Blue Jackets.
|The Panthers had a horrendous losing streak in the '97-'98 season. How many games was it? ||Florida Panthers
13 games. In 1997-98, they were on a 15 game winless streak and a 13 game losing streak. During this horrible streak, John Vanbiesbrouck was taunted by the fans. He moved on to Philly that very summer.
|Despite posting a losing record in 2003-04, the Panthers had one player nominated for two trophies. Who was he?||Florida Panthers
Roberto Luongo. The wonderful Roberto Luongo, arguably the games best goalie, was nominated for the Vezina, awarded to the best goalie of the year, and the Pearson for the best player voted by the players.
Most shots stopped by a goalie in a single season. He broke it in a loss to Carolina in which he stopped 42 shots. He finished with 2,303 stopped shots. He faced a total of 2,475 shots.
Oli Jokinen. He led all categories with 26 goals and 32 assists for 58 points.
|In 2004, a just-traded Scott Mellanby left the Panthers as their career leading scorer. Who was second with 291 points?||Florida Panthers
Victor Kozlov. Although he was traded at the March 11 deadline, Victor Kozlov managed to pass Robert Scehla for second on the list. It came on his final point as a Panther.
|Who played and unknowingly started a new craze in the 1996 playoffs (This event involved a player slapping a rat across the dressing room)?||Florida Panthers
Scott Mellanby. He slapped a rat across the dressing room. He went out and scored 2 goals for the Panthers. John Vanbiesbrouck called it a "rat trick". They started throwing plastic rats on the ice during breaks. This was later banned by the NHL.
Scott Mellanby. Mellanby scored 30 goals and 30 assists in the Panthers' in 1993-94.
Colorado Avalanche. The Florida Panthers were swept by the Colarado Avalanche. The series ended when the Avs scored a goal in the third overtime of game four.
1995-96. The Panthers won the Prince of Wales Trophy by winning the Eastern Conference in the playoffs.
Rob Niedermayer. Niedermayer was taken 5th overall in the 1993 Entry Draft.
Roger Neilson. Neilson coached from 1993 to 1995.
|In Detroit, they throw octopi on to the ice. What is the Panthers' equivalent of that, which started when Scott Mellanby one-timered this animal in the locker room? ||Never Forgotten: Florida Panthers
Rat. Mellanby one-timered the rat into the wall and killed it. That night he scored two goals, and goalie John Vandiesbrouck dubbed it a "rat trick."
Olli Jokinen. Olli reached the 200-goal mark in 2008.
1993. H. Wayne Huizenga was awarded the franchise in 1993.
Eastern. The Panthers play in the Southeastern Division of the Eastern Conference.