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The Florida Panthers are a professional ice hockey team based in the Miami metropolitan area. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League . It was founded in 1993 as an expansion team. They play home games at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida; the Panthers are the southernmost team in the NHL. The team has made one appearance in the Stanley Cup Finals, in 1996; they lost to the Colorado Avalanche in four games.

Florida Panthers
2016–17 Florida Panthers season
Florida Panthers 2016 logo.svg
Conference Eastern
Division Atlantic
Founded 1993
History Florida Panthers
1993–present
Home arena BB&T Center
City Sunrise, Florida
Colors

Red, Blue, Flat Gold, White

                   
Media FS Florida
WQAM Sports Radio (560 AM)
Owner(s) Sunrise Sports and Entertainment
(Vincent Viola, chairman)
General manager Tom Rowe
Head coach Tom Rowe (interim)
Captain Derek MacKenzie
Minor league affiliates Springfield Thunderbirds (AHL)
Stanley Cups 0
Conference championships 1 (1995–96)
Presidents' Trophy 0
Division championships 2 (2011–12, 2015–16)
Official website www.nhl.com/panthers

The Florida Panthers are a professional ice hockey team based in the Miami metropolitan area. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). It was founded in 1993 as an expansion team. They play home games at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida; the Panthers are the southernmost team in the NHL. The team has made one appearance in the Stanley Cup Finals, in 1996; they lost to the Colorado Avalanche in four games.

The team advanced to the Stanley Cup playoffs for the second time in 12 years in 2012, but were eliminated in seven games in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals by the New Jersey Devils, who eventually won the Eastern Conference championship that season. Since the 1996 playoffs, the Panthers have gone 20 seasons without winning a playoff series.

02/21/19 Condensed Game: Hurricanes @ Panthers

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NHL Highlights | Hurricanes vs. Panthers - Feb 21, 2019

Justin Williams scored after a puck deflected off his face and also had the winner as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Florida Panthers 4-3.

Williams, Hurricanes stave off Panthers, 4-3

Justin Williams scored two goals, including the go-ahead tally in the 3rd, and added an assist to lift the Hurricanes past the Panthers, 4-3.

NHL Highlights | Sabres vs. Panthers - Feb 19, 2019

Jonathan Huberdeau scored two goals as the Florida Panthers uses a big third period to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1.

Aleksander Barkov’s Great Redirect Finishes Off Panthers’ Tic-Tac-Toe Passing

Watch as some nice passing and a great deflection by Aleksander Barkov helps the Florida Panthers tie the game a 2-2.

Panthers explode for four goals in 3rd period

Jonathan Huberdeau scored twice in the 3rd period to lead the Panthers to a 4-2 win against the Sabres after being down 1-0 after the 2nd.