When It Rains Rats Again: How Will Florida Get Back to the Playoffs?

February 20th, 2010 by Eric LaForge Leave a reply »
Years of frustration have plagued fans of the Florida Panthers. This frustration has been taken out on ownership, coaches, players, and even goalies. Over the past decade, Panther fans have made sure that nobody is immune from the blame game, and in a situation like this, fans have a right to be critical of their team.

The only player that has consistently shown that he deserves respect is Tomas Vokoun. Most fans consider him the reason that the Panthers are still in the playoff hunt for 2010.

However, that "playoff hunt" is beginning to look like a failure. Their losing streak before the Olympics could be a critical nail in the coffin for the team. Like we've been doing for many years, we are once again being forced to think about all of the changes that Florida needs to make.

The biggest problem that the Florida Panthers need to tackle is offense. During their current five game losing streak, they have been shutout twice, and in the last 13 games, they have not been able to score more than two goals. The last time they scored more than two goals in a game was January 16th when they scored five goals against the Tampa Bay Lightning.


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