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DENIS POTVIN


Fox Sports Television Color Analyst
Denis Potvin returned to the Florida Panthers broadcast booth for the 2015-2016 season as the team’s color analyst. He previously served as the team’s color commentator for Florida’s first 16 seasons in the National Hockey League.
 
The cornerstone of the New York Islanders’ four Stanley Cup championship teams in the early 1980’s, Potvin retired in 1988 as the National Hockey League’s leader in goals and points by a defenseman and is a  three-time winner of the James Norris Memorial Trophy (Top Defenseman)   After a stellar career on and off the ice, Potvin was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame and Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame in 1991.

Potvin got his start in sports broadcasting in 1989 with SportsChannel New York covering NHL games. He spent the last four years working as the color commentator for Ottawa Senators broadcasts on Rogers Sportsnet.

Potvin and his wife, Valerie, are the proud parents of their three grown children, Madeleine, Annabelle and Christian.
 

STEVE GOLDSTEIN


Fox Sports Television Play-By-Play
Steve " Goldie" Goldstein is a sports broadcasting veteran and trusted voice in South Florida.

Goldstein is the longtime hockey voice of the NHL's Florida Panthers. He is in his 8th season as television play-by-play announcer on Fox sports Florida.

He spent 2 years as the Panthers radio play-by-play man and has been with the team since 1997 as a radio and TV host. In addition, Steve anchors sports for CBS-TV Miami and provides expert commentary on CBS This Morning.

Goldie also hosts morning drive radio on WINZ 940am in Miami. He's hosted various other shows in South Florida for the past 20 years, including Miami Dolphins radio network host, pregame and postgame and Miami Hurricanes football.

Goldie has extensive national experience, working 4 Olympics for CBS Radio/Westwood One, most recently serving as the play-by-play voice of USA hockey at the 2014 Sochi Winter games and at the 2010 games in Vancouver. He was the hockey studio host and reporter in Nagano in 1998 and producer at the 1994 games at Lillehammer. Steve also has hosted NFL shows and covered Super Bowl for Westwood One radio network.

He began his career calling Syracuse basketball, football and Lacrosse before moving onto CBS Radio Network in New York and reporting for WFAN radio.

Steve graduated from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. He resides in Weston with wife Dana and boys Jake and Kyle.
 
 

RANDY MOLLER


Vice President, Broadcasting & Panthers Alumni
Television Analyst 

Former Panthers defenseman Randy Moller enters his first season as the team's television analyst. He spent eight seasons as the team’s radio play-by-play broadcaster. Moller was voted as South Florida’s best sports radio play-by-play broadcaster in an online poll conducted by the Miami Herald in 2010, due to his insightful and entertaining broadcasts.

Moller has been a member of the Cats’ broadcast team for the last 17 years, serving in a variety of capacities, including as the club’s radio analyst and television host, providing Panthers fans with enthusiastic and colorful broadcasts.

In addition to his on-air duties, Moller has been part of the team’s front office staff since 2002, where he currently serves as the club’s Vice President of Broadcasting & Panthers Alumni.

A native of Red Deer, Alta, Moller, played 13 seasons in the NHL with Florida, Quebec, the New York Rangers and Buffalo recording 45 goals, 180 assists and 1,692 penalty minutes in 815 games.

Moller also serves as president of the Panthers Alumni Association. He and his wife, Cathy, live in Boca Raton with their sons, Jonathan and Logan, and their daughter McKenna.

CRAIG MINERVINI


Fox Sports Television Host

Craig Minervini returns as the Florida Panthers Television Host for the 2015-16 season. He previously was the television pre/post game host for Florida Panthers games on FS Florida from 2003-2012.

Minervini spent 14 seasons as pre/postgame host and in-game reporter for Marlins games on FOX Sports Florida, garnering his first Emmy Award in 2013. He has handled play-by-play for select Marlins games on TV/radio as well.

In 2010, Craig was the national play-by-play voice for the United Football League (UFL) games on Versus.

Before joining FOX Sports Florida, Minervini spent seven years with WTVJ-NBC 6 in Miami as a sports anchor/reporter. He anchored sports on WNBC-TV (NY) in 2004.

Minervini’s extensive television broadcasting experience includes a wide variety of assignments such as play-by-play voice for NBC Sports (Notre Dame football), CBS Sports Spectacular, ESPN college football, baseball and Roller Hockey International events, Major League Soccer, XFL Football, boxing and mixed martial arts’ events.

Minervini’s latest Hollywood stint includes a special appearance in Kevin James’ blockbuster movie “Here Comes the Boom”. Early in his career, his first entrance on the national stage came as a TV broadcaster for World Wrestling Federation (WWF) events, as “Craig DeGeorge”.

Minervini earned a broadcast journalism degree from Syracuse University where he called Orange football, basketball, lacrosse and soccer while handling AAA Syracuse Chiefs baseball.

A native of Huntington, Long Island (NY), Minervini has two sons, Chase and Maxwell, and a daughter, Spencer.

DOUG PLAGENS


Florida Panthers Radio Network Play-By-Play

Doug Plagens is in his first season as the radio pla-by-play broadcaster for the Florida Panthers. Plagens, 30, brings over 500 games of professional hockey broadcasting experience at the American Hockey League and ECHL levels to South Florida. 

Plagens spent the last four years in Cleveland as the radio and television play-by-play voice of the AHL's Lake Erie Monsters and the Arena Football League's Cleveland Gladiators. During his time in Cleveland, Plagens served on the SiriusXM NHL Network Radio broadcast of the 2014 AHL All-Star Game in Utica, New York.

Previously, Plagens spent time as the radio and television play-by-play voice of the ECHL's Idaho Steelheads in Boise, Idaho. With the Steelheads he was recognized as the ECHL's "Broadcaster of the Year" for the 2009-10 season and was selected as part of the national television broadcast of the 2010 ECHL All-Star Game in Ontario, California. While in Idaho, Plagens also hosted a nightly sports talk radio show on Boise's ESPN Radio affiliate, KTIK 1350 "the Ticket and freelanced as a sports anchor/reporter/producer at KBOI-TV (CBS). 

Plagen's broadcasting experience also includes time as a television sports anchor and reporter at WKBN (CBS), WYTV (ABC) in Youngstown, Ohio.

Plagens holds a Master's Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University and a Bachelor's in Communication from Lake Forest College (IL). 

He currently resides in Sunrise, FL.



BILL LINDSAY


Florida Panthers Radio Network Color Analyst

Bill Lindsay enters his first season as Radio Color Analyst for the Florida Panthers Radio Network. He previously spent six seasons as the team's television analyst on FOX Sports Florida, after spending the previous two years as the club's radio color commentator.

Lindsay, a 14-year NHL veteran and a member of the 1996 Eastern Conference Championship Panthers team, played in more than 750 NHL contests for six different clubs, scoring 83 goals with 141 assists. He appeared in 506 games with the Panthers (1993-99, 2001-02), recording 165 points (67-98-165). Lindsay is best known for his spectacular Game 5 goal in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals versus Boston that broke a 3-3 tie and gave the Panthers their first playoff series victory. 

The Big Fork, Mont. native completed his NHL career with Atlanta in 2004, before spending his final two seasons for the Cologne Sharks in the German League (DEL). 

Lindsay and his wife, Kari, reside in Boca Raton.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 50 37 9 4 163 112 78
2 FLA 51 31 15 5 141 112 67
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 148 134 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 51 27 18 6 149 136 60
6 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
7 NJD 53 26 20 7 119 120 59
8 NYI 50 26 18 6 135 126 58
9 PIT 50 25 18 7 129 128 57
10 CAR 53 24 21 8 129 141 56
11 PHI 50 23 18 9 119 130 55
12 MTL 53 25 24 4 142 142 54
13 OTT 52 23 23 6 142 164 52
14 TOR 50 19 22 9 116 134 47
15 BUF 52 21 26 5 119 137 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 48 16 21 12 37
J. Huberdeau 51 10 27 11 37
A. Barkov 41 15 19 13 34
J. Jokinen 51 9 24 12 33
V. Trocheck 51 17 15 4 32
R. Smith 51 16 15 12 31
B. Pirri 47 10 13 -4 23
A. Ekblad 47 10 12 23 22
B. Campbell 51 4 15 17 19
N. Bjugstad 36 9 8 -3 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 23 13 4 .930 2.11
A. Montoya 8 2 1 .931 1.93

 
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