Last season was a year to forget for just about everyone involved with the Florida Panthers. Multiple players like Tomas Fleischmann, and Jonathan Huberdeau simply disappeared, our leading goal-scorer, rookie Nick Bjugstad, put up only 38 points which set a NHL record for least points by a teams points leader, etc.
However, I think the poor performances from multiple players on our roster was largely due to things like the lack of a quality roster, a high number of young players, and a head coaching change. All of those problems have been fixed in the off-season though and players should get back to playing at the level everyone expects.
I’ve compiled a list of five players that I think need to have bounce-back season’s in order for the Florida Panthers to succeed. Here’s what I came up with: