I’ll start off this special evening edition of REDlines with Coaches Corner from this past Saturday:
With their fifth win of the young season Monday night against the Montreal Canadiens and Jacques Martin, the Florida Panthers are beginning to raise eyebrows. When you combine that with the NBA lockout and the collapse of the Miami Dolphins on Sunday (I left when in was 15-0), the Florida Panthers seem to be the flavor of the month. If you don’t believe me today’s links focus on our Panthers not only locally, but across the NHL. Links after the jump
George covers a bunch of news at On Frozen Pond.
Harvey says that Mike Weaver is sick. Sun-Sentinel.
Is Jacob Markstrom the goalie of the present? Harvey Fialkov.
Patience is the key in the Florida Panthers rebuild. View From My Seats.
Jacob Markstrom was the number one star from Monday night. Puck Daddy.
After the loss in Montreal, things are getting more tense. Hockey Inside Out.
And of course there’s the possibility that we have a goalie controversy on our hands. Pro Hockey Talk.
A few links covering other NHL news:
Jacques Martin isn’t losing much sleep over his situation in Montreal. Probably cause he’ll be able to catch up on it later this season. TSN.
Elliotte Friedman talks hockey masks and Florida Panthers in 30 Thoughts.
Down Goes Brown introduces us to the new coaches for the year.
Can The Wiz revive Columbus? Dispatch.
As always thank you for reading. We welcome your comments.
Please visit our NHL main page: Too Many Men On The Site.
Follow the Rat Pack on Twitter: me @TheRatTrick , David Lasseter @davidlasseter , Josh Luecht @joshluecht, Patrick McLaughlin @PatrickRattrick, Scott Mullin @ScottFMullin, Cameron Tahernia @Lord_Panther, and David Rodriguez @davidbub_2. Also, please join our Facebook Fan Page and hit the like button, send us photos, and make some comments.