John Beatty

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Game Day Preview: Game 6, Buffalo Sabres at Florida Panthers


While the Sabres didn't make as many changes as the Panthers this off-season, new owner Terry Pegula showed he is not afraid to spend money, going after high priced free agents including Christian...

Game Day Preview: Game 5, Florida Panthers at Washington Capitals


The Cats meet the Caps for the first of six games this season. The Panthers will be coming off of their win in Tampa Bay's home opener, while the Capitals have been resting a few days after getting...

Game Day Preview: Game 4, Florida Panthers at Tampa Bay Lightning


Tonight the Bolts host the Cats in the second of the teams' home-and-home opener series

Game Day Preview: Game 3, Tampa Bay Lightning at Florida Panthers


Florida: 1-1-0 (2PTS) Tampa Bay: 1-2-1 (3PTS) Season Series: 0-0-0Game Time: 7:30 PM EDTTelevision: Fox Sports Florida, Sun SportsRadio: 560 WQAM It's finally here. The season has already started,...

Game Day Preview: Game 2, Florida Panthers at Pittsburgh Penguins


The Panthers play their second home opener of four tonight against the league-leading Pittsburgh Penguins. The Pens will once again be missing center Evgeni Malkin, who left their second game of...

Panthers' opening night roster by General Manager


A quick look at the players on the opening Florida Panthers roster, by the GM who brought them to the team.

Game Day Preview: Game 1, Florida Panthers at New York Islanders


The Panthers start the season on the road again this year, with games in Uniondale and Pittsburgh. The last time Florida played at Nassau coliseum, they were on the losing end of a 5-1 game...

Let the Puck Drop


It's here. We're less than eight hours from the first puck drops of the 2011-2012 NHL season, and it can't come soon enough.

Game Day Preview: Preseason Game 6 - Florida Panthers at Dallas Stars


The final game of the pre-season is tonight. This is the final audition for a number of players including Ryan Carter, Erik Gudbranson, Jonathan Huberdeau, Tim Kennedy, Mike Kostka and Evgeny...

Game Day Preview: Preseason Game 5 - Dallas Stars at Florida Panthers


Start Time: 7:30 PMRadio: 560 WQAMTV: NoneFlorida: 1-3-0Dallas: 3-1-0Pre-Season Series: 0-0-0 Today is the final home game of the Panthers' preseason schedule. The team made a few cuts Monday, and...

Panthers Roster Cut to 28, Repik and Reinprecht on Waivers


Three more players were cut and one put on the injured reserve list to bring the Cats' pre-season roster to 28. With these cuts, the team inches closer to the opening night 22 man roster they'll be...

Cats Quickies: Tampa Bay Lightning 5, Florida Panthers 3


There was some grumbling in the parking lots last night, after the Panthers lost a one-goal lead in the third and lost to the Lightning. It was a rough third period, certainly, but that doesn't...

Game Day Preview: Pre-Season Game 4, Tampa Bay Lightning at Florida Panthers


Tonight's second game of the pre-season home-and-home against the Lightning will likely be the last night to see many Panthers' prospects. The team will likely make cuts tomorrow as they move...

More Cuts in Pantherland, Roster now at 32


The Panthers announced more cuts on their official website before today's pre-season game against the Lightning. Thirteen players were sent to the San Antonio Rampage for the start of the season,...

Panthers' Waiver Status in 2011-12


The LBC guide to Florida Panthers' roster waiver status. A lot of decisions need to be made about the Panthers' roster this season and it would be foolish to think that a player's waiver status...

A Tale of Two Teams: Nashville Predators at Florida Panthers Pre-Season Double-Header Edition


Yesterday's preseason doubleheader could not have featured two strikingly different games if they tried. The afternoon game was a minor league mucking and grinding affair while the evening game was...

Panthers Training Camp - Day Two Summary


The second day of training camp featured two split squad practices followed by scrimmages

Purging of the Old Panthers: Dennis Wideman


This week we look at another short time Panther, Dennis Wideman. Wideman came to the Panthers as part of the trade that sent Nathan Horton and Gregory Campbell to the Panthers.

Purging of the Old Panthers: Chris Higgins


Higgins was a short-timer even for a Panthers team undergoing massive turnover. He was brought in last summer and played only 48 games for the Cats before being traded to Vancouver in the deadline...

Purging of the Old Panthers: Radek Dvorak


Radek Dvorak was the third first-round draft pick made by the Panthers, following Rob Niedermayer in 1993 and Ed Jovanovski in 1994. Like those two players, he was part of the 1996 Panthers team...

Steven Reinprecht to get a chance with Panthers this season?


Although a buyout was widely expected in the spring, Adler Mannheim manager Teal Fowler has recently stated he expects Steven Reinprecht to start the season with the Panthers instead of remaining...

Purging of the Old Panthers: Gregory Campbell


Last summer, Dale Tallon traded Gregory Campbell and Nathan Horton to the Bruins. A look at how Campbell's contributions to the Panthers will continue to be missed.

Purging of the Old Panthers: Nathan Horton


There may be no player Panthers fans are more divided on than Nathan Horton. If there are two things any fan hates, it's a player who they think doesn't work hard enough and anyone who asks for a...

Former Panthers draft picks in the Dale Tallon era


Tallon has been trading away former Panthers draft picks like crazy; are the rest of the players taken by previous Florida general managers doomed?

A few words about dissent, disagreement and who's a real fan


Litter Box Cats posted a controversial opinion piece last week that drew a lot of ire from the community. The piece itself was highly critical of Dale Tallon's moves in free agency and included a ...

LBC: Commenting Tips & Tricks


Commenting The basic layout of LBC is pretty simple: three columns, with links to various items on the left and and right sides and the primary site content down the middle. In the middle will...

FanPosts and FanShots: How-To and Posting Tips


FanShots FanShots are quick posts, links, images or videos from around the internet; there are several different types of things you can place in a FanShot. When Should You Post a FanShot? ...

Litter Box Cats - Community Guidelines


Litter Box Cats is intended to feel primarily democratic, and most of the unwritten rules come by way of self-government by the community. These few official guidelines have been created and...

Who will be the next Florida Panthers captain?


Bryan McCabe's late season trade to the New York Rangers left an opening for a new Panthers captain. Marty Reasoner seemed to be the favorite, in Dale Tallon's eyes at least. Reasoner's signing...

Free Agent Frenzy 2011 Wrap-Up: Dale Tallon remakes Panthers in his own image


Despite Craig Button's pronouncement on TSN that the Panthers will be no better this year than last, Dale Tallon and company spent the first day of the NHL free agency period making the Panthers'...

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