REDlines: 43 Days And Counting. August 8th.

Today’s music video is Long Time by Cake.

In 43 days we will finally get to see live hockey!  The Florida Panthers and the Nashville Predators will open the preseason on September 19th with a doubleheader!  As former Chicago Cub shortstop/firstbasemen Ernie Banks would say “let’s play two”.  Until then, we’ll need to continue to survive the summer.  As Panther fans you can take solace in the anticipation for the upcoming season.

News in Sunrise:

First round draft choice Jonathan Huberdeau scored twice in Team Canada’s intrasqaud game yesterday. TSN.ca.

Join the Florida Panthers Foundation for their Faceoff Gala on October 4th.

All you executives out there, register for the Florida Panthers Fitness Challenge.

More after the jump

Around the NHL:

I’m sure you’ve heard about the new Sean Avery nonsense right?  TSN.ca.

Ticket sales are up in Tampa Bay.  It’s all about winning isn’t it!.  Pro Hockey Talk.

The Colorado Avalance are the next 30 in 30 review on NHL.com

The Research and Development Camp roster for next year’s draft candidates. Camp is August 17th and 18th. TSN.ca.

The Drop Kick Murphys have a little tribute to Alex BurrowsPuck Daddy.

Houses Of The Hockey looks at Shea Weber’s future in Nashville.

The FanSided 5:

Too Many Men On The Site looks at the NHL and the media.  The Versus name change is a good thing.

The Toughest Division is the Atlantic according to Pucks and Pitchforks.

What the Patrick Sharp contract extension means for the Chicago BlackhawksBlackhawk Up.

A Winning Habit lists their favourite Montreal Canadiens of all time.

SenShot looks at the one’s left out of the Hockey Hall of Fame.

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