The World Juniors Tournament continues as Team Canada looks unstoppable at this point after putting the spank on Denmark last night 10-2. A pretty lopsided victory lead by defenceman Scott Harrington who had a goal and three assists for four points on the night. Panther property Quinton Howden scored a goal last night as the Florida “seven” continue to represent the organEYEzation very well. Canada who scored seven unanswered goals before Denmark ruined the shutout bid for goaltender Mark Visentin, put 51 shots on net.
Tonight the Florida Panthers begin a short two game homestand with back to back games against the New York Rangers and a New Year’s eve tilt against the Montreal Canadiens. Tickets for each game are reportedly in short supply meaning the building will be buzzing, and the atmosphere will be electric. While the Panthers are a touch beat up with injuries, another performance like Tuesday night will go a long way in showing that they have what it takes. Pregame will be posted this afternoon, and Rat Trick Radio will be posted for lunch time!
Here’s your links:
* If you didn’t get a chance to attend the recent Panthers Live event, watch it right here.
* The Florida Panthers are among the surprise teams of the year. Rightfully so. TSN.ca.
* Could there be a Winter Classic in Florida? Miami Herald.
* Home ice advantage for the Panthers is a reality. Sun-Sentinel.
* The NHL Network goes live at the Winter Classic. NHL.com.
* Puck Daddy brings us the seven best Winter Classic jersey’s.
* Broad Street Hockey has a seating guide for you at the Winter Classic.
* The New York Times reviews 24/7 and likes Brian Boyle.
* Jaromir Jagr returns to Pittsburgh and gives a salute. Pro Hockey Talk.
* Is it still possible to “love” Jagr and boo him if your a Penguins fan? Pensburgh.
*Finally more video from Amy at Blades of Teal as she counts down to the Winter Classic.
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