Decision Time in Florida: Who’s Are the Panthers Most Likely to Trade?

February 20th, 2010 by Eric LaForge Leave a reply »
As the season gets closer to ending, we are once again being reminded of the changes that the Florida Panthers need to make. Since they lost Nathan Horton to an injury, they have been showing a lack of offensive depth. In fact, they have not scored more than two goals in a game since January 16th against the Tampa Bay Lightning. To many fans, this is the most frustrating part about the team.

Like the fans, General Manager Randy Sexton has also shown his frustration. The comments he made to the media show how badly he wants things to change.

Thankfully, he's been given the green light by ownership to make trades that he feels are necessary, which is a little different than normal. Usually, we see the owners working with the GM to find players to bring to the team, but this time the owners are delegating most of those decisions to Sexton.

Believe it or not, the Panthers have a lot of options when making trades. They have plenty of prospects that they could send to other teams, and they also have the options of selling draft picks. However, their best bargaining chip lies in Steve Reinprecht.

Reinprecht is a 33-year-old center who has sc ...

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