Team Facts
Plays in National Hockey League Team colours Red + Blue + Gold + White Town Sunrise, FL Founded 1993

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct Cap Hit
GOALTENDERS
#72 Sergei Bobrovski (G) 34 1988 Novokuznetsk, RUS 6'2" 183 L 25/26 $10,000,000
#30 Spencer Knight (G) 21 2001 Darien, CT, USA 6'3" 192 L 25/26 $925,000
DEFENSEMEN
#5 Aaron Ekblad (D)   “A” 26 1996 Windsor, ON, CAN 6'4" 216 R 24/25 $7,500,000
#42 Gustav Forsling (D) 26 1996 Linköping, SWE 6'0" 185 L 23/24 $2,666,667
#7 Radko Gudas (D) 32 1990 Kladno, CZE 6'0" 207 R 22/23 $2,500,000
#28 Josh Mahura (D) 24 1998 St. Albert, AB, CAN 6'0" 190 L 22/23 $750,000
#62 Brandon Montour (D) 28 1994 Brantford, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 R 23/24 $3,500,000
#18 Marc Staal (D) 35 1987 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'4" 209 L 22/23 $750,000
FORWARDS
#16
Aleksander Barkov (C)   “C” 27 1995 Tampere, FIN 6'3" 214 L 29/30 $10,000,000
#9 Sam Bennett (C/LW) 26 1996 Holland Landing, ON, CAN 6'1" 194 L 24/25 $4,425,000
#21 Nick Cousins (C/LW) 29 1993 Belleville, ON, CAN 5'11" 192 L 23/24 $1,100,000
#10 Anthony Duclair (W/C)   27 1995 Pointe-Claire, QC, CAN 5'11" 196 L 23/24 $3,000,000
#20 Aleksi Heponiemi (C/W) 23 1999 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 154 L 22/23 $750,000
#70 Patric Hörnqvist (RW)   “A” 35 1987 Sollentuna, SWE 6'0" 190 R 22/23 $5,300,000
#94 Ryan Lomberg (LW) 27 1994 Richmond Hill, ON, CAN 5'9" 187 L 23/24 $800,000
#15 Anton Lundell (C) 21 2001 Espoo, FIN 6'1" 185 L 23/24 $925,000
#27 Eetu Luostarinen (C) 24 1998 Siilinjärvi, FIN 6'3" 190 L 23/24 $1,500,000
#13 Sam Reinhart (C/RW) 27 1995 West Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'2" 194 R 23/24 $6,500,000
#12 Eric Staal (C) 38 1984 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'4" 194 L 22/23 $750,000
#71 Chris Tierney (C) 28 1994 Keswick, ON, CAN 6'1" 192 L 22/23 $750,000
#19
Matthew Tkachuk (LW/RW) 24 1997 Scottsdale, AZ, USA 6'2" 201 L 29/30 $9,500,000
#23 Carter Verhaeghe (C/LW) 27 1995 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'2" 181 L 24/25 $4,166,667
#6 Colin White (C/RW) 25 1997 Boston, MA, USA 6'1" 194 R 22/23 $1,200,000
Position: G: 2, D: 6, F: 15 | Av Age: 27.57 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 193 lbs | Compare with other teams
Total Cap Hit: $85,265,406
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Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 12 players
4 players
3 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
Experience Florida Panthers: 2 902 GP
NHL: 10 342 GP
WC: 211 GP
OG: 24 GP
SHL: 235 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 26 GP
Liiga: 401 GP
KHL: 91 GP
Czechia: 7 GP
AHL: 1 597 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Charlotte Checkers (AHL)
Florida Everblades (ECHL)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name FLA Live Arena Location Sunrise, FL Capacity 19 250 Construction Year 1998
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2022-12-06T20:00:00-0500 Winnipeg Jets Florida Panthers - NHL
2022-12-03T22:00:00-0500 Seattle Kraken Florida Panthers 1 - 5 NHL
2022-12-01T22:00:00-0500 Vancouver Canucks Florida Panthers 1 - 5 NHL
2022-11-29T21:00:00-0500 Calgary Flames Florida Panthers 6 - 2 NHL
2022-11-28T21:30:00-0500 Edmonton Oilers Florida Panthers 4 - 3 (OT) NHL
2022-11-26T18:30:00-0500 Florida Panthers St. Louis Blues 4 - 5 (OT) NHL
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
12/04/2022
12/04/2022 Up/Down Joining Chris Tierney (F) Joining from Charlotte Checkers
12/03/2022
12/03/2022 Loan Leaving Max Gildon (D) Leaving for Bakersfield Condors
11/27/2022
11/27/2022 Up/Down Joining Aleksi Heponiemi (F) Joining from Charlotte Checkers
11/12/2022
11/12/2022 Confirmed Leaving Rudolfs Balcers (F) Leaving for Tampa Bay Lightning
11/11/2022
11/11/2022 Up/Down Leaving Lucas Carlsson (D) Leaving for Charlotte Checkers
11/11/2022 Up/Down Leaving Matt Kiersted (D) Leaving for Charlotte Checkers
11/11/2022 Up/Down Leaving Aleksi Heponiemi (F) Leaving for Charlotte Checkers
11/05/2022
11/05/2022 Up/Down Joining Aleksi Heponiemi (F) Joining from Charlotte Checkers
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1993-1994 NHL 84 33 17 34 - - 233 233 83 0.99 16 Did not make playoffs
1994-1995 NHL 48 20 6 22 - - 115 127 46 0.96 15 Did not make playoffs
1995-1996 NHL 82 41 10 31 - - 254 234 92 1.12 7 Final loss
1996-1997 NHL 82 35 19 28 - - 221 201 89 1.09 7 Conference QF loss
1997-1998 NHL 82 24 15 43 - - 203 256 63 0.77 25 Did not make playoffs
1998-1999 NHL 82 30 18 34 - - 210 228 78 0.95 17 Did not make playoffs
1999-2000 NHL 82 43 6 27 - 6 244 209 98 1.20 8 Conference QF loss
2000-2001 NHL 82 22 13 38 - 9 200 246 66 0.80 27 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 NHL 82 22 10 44 - 6 180 250 60 0.73 28 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 NHL 82 24 13 36 - 9 176 237 70 0.85 27 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 NHL 82 28 15 35 - 4 188 221 75 0.91 24 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 NHL 82 37 - 34 - 11 240 257 85 1.04 21 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 NHL 82 35 - 31 - 16 247 257 86 1.05 21 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 NHL 82 38 - 35 - 9 216 226 85 1.04 22 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 NHL 82 41 - 30 - 11 234 231 93 1.13 14 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 NHL 82 32 - 37 - 13 208 244 77 0.94 28 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 NHL 82 30 - 40 - 12 195 229 72 0.88 28 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 NHL 82 38 - 26 - 18 203 227 94 1.15 14 Conference QF loss
2012-2013 NHL 48 15 - 27 - 6 112 171 36 0.75 30 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 NHL 82 29 - 45 - 8 196 268 66 0.80 29 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 NHL 82 38 - 29 - 15 206 223 91 1.11 20 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 NHL 82 47 - 26 - 9 239 203 103 1.26 7 Conference QF loss
2016-2017 NHL 82 35 - 36 - 11 210 237 81 0.99 23 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 NHL 82 44 - 30 - 8 248 246 96 1.17 16 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 NHL 82 36 - 35 - 14 267 280 86 1.05 19 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 NHL 69 35 - 26 - 8 231 228 78 1.13 15 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2020-2021 NHL 56 37 - 14 - 5 189 153 79 1.41 4 Conference QF loss
2021-2022 NHL 82 42 - 18 16 6 340 246 122 1.49 1 Conference SF loss
2022-2023 NHL 25 11 - 9 1 4 88 83 28 1.12 9 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Logan Shaw (F) 2022-2023 Toronto Marlies AHL 21 8 16 24 18
2. Aleksi Saarela (F) 2022-2023 SCL Tigers NL 27 14 9 23 4
3. Claude Giroux (F) 2022-2023 Ottawa Senators NHL 24 11 12 23 6
4. Curtis Valk (F) 2022-2023 Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg KHL 28 7 16 23 16
5. Rocco Grimaldi (F) 2022-2023 San Diego Gulls AHL 21 10 11 21 12
6. Nikita Gusev (F) 2022-2023 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 14 9 12 21 2
7. T.J. Brennan (D) 2022-2023 HC Ajoie NL 27 11 9 20 20
8. Corban Knight (F) 2022-2023 Avangard Omsk KHL 29 10 10 20 6
9. Brett Connolly (F) 2022-2023 HC Lugano NL 22 8 12 20 24
10. Lucas Wallmark (F) 2022-2023 ZSC Lions NL 24 8 12 20 14
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jonathan Huberdeau (F) 671 198 415 613
2. Aleksander Barkov (F) 615 225 346 571
3. Olli Jokinen (F) 567 188 231 419
4. Stephen Weiss (F) 654 145 249 394
5. Scott Mellanby (F) 552 157 197 354
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Aleksander Barkov (F) 615 225 346 571
2. Jonathan Huberdeau (F) 671 198 415 613
3. Olli Jokinen (F) 567 188 231 419
4. Scott Mellanby (F) 552 157 197 354
5. Pavel Bure (F) 223 152 99 251
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jonathan Huberdeau (F) 671 198 415 613
2. Aleksander Barkov (F) 615 225 346 571
3. Stephen Weiss (F) 654 145 249 394
4. Olli Jokinen (F) 567 188 231 419
5. Robert Svehla (D) 573 61 229 290
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Paul Laus (D) 530 14 72 1702
2. Peter Worrell (F) 342 16 42 1375
3. Scott Mellanby (F) 552 157 354 953
4. Ed Jovanovski (D) 362 33 102 619
5. Bill Lindsay (F) 506 67 165 609
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jonathan Huberdeau (F) 671 198 415 613
2. Stephen Weiss (F) 654 145 249 394
3. Aleksander Barkov (F) 615 225 346 571
4. Radek Dvorak (F) 613 113 155 268
5. Robert Svehla (D) 573 61 229 290
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Matthew Tkachuk (F) 23 12 34 1.48
2. Claude Giroux (F) 18 3 23 1.28
3. Pavel Bure (F) 223 152 251 1.13
4. Todd Bertuzzi (F) 7 1 7 1.00
5. Sam Reinhart (F) 103 40 97 0.94
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jonathan Huberdeau (F) 2021-2022 NHL 80 30 85 115 1.44 54
2. Aleksander Barkov (F) 2018-2019 NHL 82 35 61 96 1.17 8
3. Pavel Bure (F) 1999-2000 NHL 74 58 36 94 1.27 16
4. Pavel Bure (F) 2000-2001 NHL 82 59 33 92 1.12 58
5. Jonathan Huberdeau (F) 2018-2019 NHL 82 30 62 92 1.12 40
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Pavel Bure (F) 2000-2001 NHL 82 59 33 92 1.12 58
2. Pavel Bure (F) 1999-2000 NHL 74 58 36 94 1.27 16
3. Olli Jokinen (F) 2006-2007 NHL 82 39 52 91 1.11 78
4. Aleksander Barkov (F) 2021-2022 NHL 67 39 49 88 1.31 18
5. Olli Jokinen (F) 2005-2006 NHL 82 38 51 89 1.09 88
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jonathan Huberdeau (F) 2021-2022 NHL 80 30 85 115 1.44 54
2. Jonathan Huberdeau (F) 2018-2019 NHL 82 30 62 92 1.12 40
3. Aleksander Barkov (F) 2018-2019 NHL 82 35 61 96 1.17 8
4. Jonathan Huberdeau (F) 2019-2020 NHL 69 23 55 78 1.13 30
5. Viktor Kozlov (F) 1999-2000 NHL 80 17 53 70 0.88 16
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Peter Worrell (F) 2001-2002 NHL 79 4 5 9 0.11 354
2. Paul Laus (D) 1996-1997 NHL 77 0 12 12 0.16 313
3. Paul Laus (D) 1997-1998 NHL 77 0 11 11 0.14 293
4. Peter Worrell (F) 1998-1999 NHL 62 4 5 9 0.15 258
5. Brad Ference (D) 2001-2002 NHL 80 2 15 17 0.21 254
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'1" 193 lbs 27.57
2021-2022 6'1" 199 lbs 27.94
2020-2021 6'1" 194 lbs 27.09
2019-2020 6'1" 197 lbs 27.28
2018-2019 6'1" 201 lbs 27.13
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Recent NHL Entry Draft Selections
RND # Player Born Birtplace HT WT
2022
3 #93 Marek Alscher (D) 04/07/2004 Kladno, CZE 6'3" 196 lbs
4 #125 Ludvig Jansson (D) 12/27/2003 Stockholm, SWE 6'0" 176 lbs
5 #157 Sandis Vilmanis (LW) 01/23/2004 Riga, LAT 6'1" 192 lbs
6 #186 Josh Davies (LW/C) 03/24/2004 Calgary, AB, CAN 5'9" 196 lbs
6 #189 Tyler Muszelik (G) 07/01/2004 Long Valley, NJ, USA 6'3" 194 lbs
7 #214 Liam Arnsby (C) 11/20/2003 Ajax, ON, CAN 5'10" 181 lbs
7 #221 Jack Devine (RW) 10/02/2003 Glencoe, IL, USA 5'11" 181 lbs
2021
1 #24 Mackie Samoskevich (RW/C) 11/15/2002 Newtown, CT, USA 5'11" 192 lbs
2 #56 Evan Nause (D) 01/20/2003 White Rock, BC, CAN 6'2" 185 lbs
4 #120 Vladislav Lukashevich (D) 05/23/2003 Magadan, RUS 6'1" 172 lbs
5 #152 Kirill Gerasimyuk (G) 08/22/2003 St. Petersburg, RUS 6'2" 179 lbs
6 #184 Jakub Kos (LW/C) 05/30/2003 Kurim, CZE 6'3" 187 lbs
7 #210 Braden Haché (D) 05/21/2003 Manchester, NH, USA 6'4" 201 lbs
2020
1 #12 Anton Lundell (C) 10/03/2001 Espoo, FIN 6'1" 185 lbs
2 #43 Emil Heineman (LW/RW) 11/16/2001 Leksand, SWE 6'2" 194 lbs
3 #74 Ty Smilanic (C) 01/20/2002 Elizabeth, CO, USA 6'1" 174 lbs
3 #87 Justin Sourdif (RW/C) 03/24/2002 Richmond, BC, CAN 5'11" 172 lbs
4 #95 Michael Benning (D) 01/05/2002 Edmonton, AB, CAN 5'9" 181 lbs
4 #105 Zach Uens (D) 05/13/2001 Belleville, ON, CAN 6'1" 181 lbs
5 #153 Kasper Puutio (D) 06/03/2002 Vaasa, FIN 5'11" 181 lbs
7 #198 Elliot Ekmark (C) 01/29/2002 Linköping, SWE 5'9" 161 lbs
7 #212 Devon Levi (G) 12/27/2001 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'0" 185 lbs
Complete Draft History
Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
AHL affiliation history:
- Carolina Monarchs (1995-1997)
- Beast of New Haven (1997-1999)
- Kentucky Thoroughblades (1998-1999)
- Louisville Panthers (1999-2001)
- San Antonio Rampage (2002-2005)
- Rochester Americans (2005-2011)
- San Antonio Rampage (2011-2015)
- Portland Pirates (2015-2016)
- Springfield Thunderbirds (2016-2020)
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Syracuse Crunch** (2020-2021)
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Charlotte Checkers (2020-Present) **Charlotte suspended operations in 2020-21 due to COVID-19.

IHL affiliation history:
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Cincinnati Cyclones (1993-1995)

ECHL affiliation history:
- Birmingham Bulls (1993-1995)
- Tallahassee Tiger Sharks (1995-1998)
- Miami Matadors (1998-1999)
- Florida Everblades (2001-2002, 2005-2007 and 2008-2010)
- Augusta Lynx (2003-2004)
- Texas Wildcatters (2004-2005)
- Cincinnati Cyclones (2010-2011)

UHL affiliation history:
- Detroit Falcons (1995-1996)
- Port Huron Border Cats (1996-2001)