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Record Breaking December For Florida Panthers Foundation

Friday, 01.5.2007 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Record Breaking December For Florida Panthers Foundation

SUNRISE, Fla. – The Florida Panthers had a record-breaking December with the Florida Panthers Foundation undertaking numerous initiatives including Panthers players visiting four area hospitals, holding a Toys for Tots toy drive and partnering with Panthers D Mike Van Ryn to deliver donated Christmas trees to Habitat For Humanity's Harmony Village in Davie. Additionally, the Florida Panthers Foundation partnered with the Panthers players to donate $3,000 worth of toys to the Broward County firefighters and paramedics after their toys were stolen prior to the holiday season.

"This has been one of the busiest months in the history of the Florida Panthers Foundation," said V.P. of Community Development Randy Moller. "We have worked on numerous projects in the South Florida community this month to give back to those in need during the holiday season and look forward to a busy new year. With our plans progressing for this year's Ice & Dice Casino Night, 2007 looks to be another remarkable year for the Florida Panthers Foundation."

Additionally in the month of December the Florida Panthers Foundation worked on initiatives including:

- Working with the wives of the Florida Panthers to create uniquely decorated Christmas trees to auction off before Panthers home games on December 7 and December 12.

- Continuing the popular 50/50 Chance Drawing. Before home games, fans have the opportunity to purchase a raffle ticket and the lucky winner will walk away with half of the total proceeds from that night.

- The Florida Panthers Foundation continues to work with such players as Olli Jokinen, Todd Bertuzzi, Mike Van Ryn, Chris Gratton and Ed Belfour in implementing their charity programs.

The Florida Panthers Foundation supported various charities in December by sponsoring the following events:

- The Andy Roddick Foundation's 6th Annual Gala and Tennis Event

- Fort Lauderdale Harley Davidson 8th Annual Biker's Bash

- Comcast Cares 2nd Annual Golf Classic

The Florida Panthers sponsored a boat in the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade this year. The Panthers and incredibleIce Boat won the Entertainment Showboat Award. Ice Skaters from incredibleIce skated on top of the Fish City Pride to the music of the Lion King. Stanley C. Panther along with his incredible Friends were on board as well.

The Florida Panthers Foundation continues to work on plans for its 2nd Annual Florida Panthers Ice & Dice Casino Night presented by Publix. With Florida Panthers players working as dealers, the Foundation anticipates a large crowd for an over the top Las Vegas-style, five-star evening which fans can't afford to miss. Guests will also be able to take part in on-ice activities, games and contests. The entire Panthers family – including players and their wives or girlfriends – will make the BankAtlantic Center a full house on Feb. 15. Lucky guests will enjoy gourmet delicacies and a silent auction featuring: Panthers and NHL memorabilia, concert tickets, golf packages, cruises, and exquisite jewelry.

For more information about any of the player charities or the Panthers Foundation please contact Jean Marshall at (954) 835-7720 or marshallj@sselive.com.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 79 27 39 23 66
J. Jokinen 81 18 42 25 60
A. Barkov 66 28 31 18 59
J. Huberdeau 76 20 39 17 59
V. Trocheck 76 25 28 15 53
R. Smith 82 25 25 19 50
A. Ekblad 78 15 21 18 36
N. Bjugstad 67 15 19 -8 34
B. Campbell 82 6 25 31 31
B. Pirri 52 11 13 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 35 19 6 .922 2.35
A. Montoya 12 7 3 .919 2.18

 
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