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The Florida Panthers & Scott Mellanby's "Rat Trick"

This is just one of those great hockey stories that the players, the organization and the fans got behind to make history;

As the team prepared for its home opener against the Calgary Flames on October 8, 1995, a rat entered the dressing room, startling several players.

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5th-seeded '93-'94 Panthers Upset Top-seeded '95-'96 Panthers w/ 6-0 Thrashing in Game 7

Game 1 was the first of two overtime games in this series. Scott Mellanby scored for the top-seeded ’95-’96 Panthers to tie the game 1-1 in the third period. 807 more words

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2nd-seeded '99-'00 Panthers Handle 7th-seeded '98-'99 Panthers in Five Games

Game 1 was the first of two overtime games in this series and they were split between the two teams. Chris Wells scored his second goal of the game at 14:41 mark of the third period for the 7th-seeded ’98-’99 Panthers to give them a 3-1 lead in Game 1. 625 more words

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The Inaugural Florida Panthers ('93-'94) Defeat 4th-seeded '11-'12 Panthers in Six Games After Trailing 2-1

The 5th-seeded ’93-’94 Panthers held a 2-1 lead going into the third period of Game 1 with Jesse Belanger netting both of their two goals. Then, defenseman… 594 more words

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Preview of 2015 Florida Panthers Qualifying Tournament

Here is a little description of each team in the tourney:

  1. ’95-’96 Florida Panthers (41-31-10, 92 points (3rd in Atlantic), Lost in Stanley Cup Final)
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Offense Sputters for Reigning Representatives as 2nd-Seeded '05-'06 Thrashers Eliminated in Six Games by 6th-Seeded '08-'09 Thrashers

The 2nd-seeded ’05-’06 Thrashers got off to a good start offensively in Game 1. However, inconsistency afterwards would lead to just plain poor. They took Game 1 by a final of 5-1 with… 590 more words

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Top-Seeded '06-'07 Thrashers Clinch Spot in Qualifier Final by Sweeping 4th-Seeded '10-'11 Thrashers

The top-seeded ’06-’07 Atlanta Thrashers started the series off with a bang. They potted seven goals in the opening game of the season with Ilya Kovalchuk… 390 more words

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