Litter Box Cats talked with Dmitry Kulikov last week. Kulikov was my guy in this summer's draft and he looked good in preseason, but he's in over his head thus far. He's been the weakest of Florida's rearguard, and there is a chance that starting the clock early on him was a mistake. How much of that was attributable to losing Bouwmeester?
The Panthers rolled out a third jersey this year, it looks like a cross between the Maine Black Bears and the Springfield Falcons. They missed an opportunity here. They're from the Sunshine State, they should gone with a yellow jersey. There's not enough yellow in the NHL anymore.
Keith Ballard is on a mission: terminate goalies with prejudice.
Ex-Oiler Steve MacIntyre was claimed by the Panthers on waivers, going back to the team that he came up with.
Mike Richards is a dirty, dirty player. He should still be under suspension.