2011 Florida Panthers Team Preview: Panthers Hope New Talent Can Help Right the Ship
2011 Florida Panthers Team Preview: Panthers Hope New Talent Can Help Right the Ship

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The Florida Panthers were one of the most active teams this past offseason, bringing in a host of new talent – 11 players in the two weeks following the NHL Entry Draft alone –
for first-year bench boss Kevin Dineen. Dineen spent the past six seasons coaching the Portland Pirates of the AHL and had a winning record in five straight seasons. He is the franchise's 11th head coach and has the unenviable job of trying to make the Panthers relevant in the South Florida professional sports scene.

There are a number of questions about how the rebuilt club will gel as a team. With the majority of the newly signed players expected to make the club, fantasy potential among the group could swing greatly in either direction. For a team that has not made the postseason since 2000 and one that has been there just three times in its

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Brian Cloney
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