Fourth Place, Southeast Division
13th Place In Eastern Conference
Did Not Qualify For Playoffs
  28-35-15-4 (75 Pts)
188 GF
221 GA
FULL STANDINGS›
 

MIKE KEENAN   RICK DUDLEY   JOHN TORCHETTI
  RICK DUDLEY
GC W PCT. GC W PCT. GC W PCT. GM W PCT.
15 5 .400 40 13 .475 27 10 .463 82 28 .457
 

# PLAYER POS   # PLAYER POS
1 Roberto Luongo
G 17 Matt Cullen
C
2 Lyle Odelein
D 18 Marcus Nilson
LW
4 Jay Bouwmeester
D 19 Byron Ritchie
C
5 Branislav Mezei
D 20 Craig Macdonald*
C
6 Andreas Lilja
D 22 Kristian Huselius
LW
7 Pavel Trnka*
D 24 Darcy Hordichuk
LW
8 Valeri Bure
RW 25 Viktor Kozlov
C
11 Mikael Samuelsson
RW 26 Mike Van Ryn
D
12 Olli Jokinen "C"
C 31 Steve Shields
G
14 Niklas Hagman
LW 34 Mathieu Biron
D
15 Eric Messier
LW 39 Ivan Novoseltsev*
RW
16 Nathan Horton
C
           
  *Did Not Dress  
COMPLETE ROSTER›
 

 
Becoming One
The Florida Panthers, incrdibleICE and Arena Operating Company (AOC) join forces and become one single, united entity on September 1, 2003.
 
Dudley Takes Over Coaching Duties
Gerneral Manager Rick Dudley becomes the seventh head coach in Panthers history, replacing Mike Keenan on November 9, 2003. Dudley continues his role as general manager. Steve Ludzik becomes an assistant coach.
 
Wise Beyond His Years
Nathan Horton becomes the youngest player in NHL history to successfully attempt a penalty shot at 18 years, 224 days, beating Philadelphia Flyers Goalie Jeff Hackett on January 8, 2004.
 
A Second Coaching Change
Assistant Coach John Torchetti becomes the eighth head coach in Panther history on February 9, 2004. Rick Dudley continues his duties as general manager.
 
Lu Gets Another Record
Roberto Luongo makes 29 saves to record his seventh shut-out of the season, a new Panthers record on March 2, 2004 in a 1-0 victory in Washington. Luongo is later announced by the NHL as one of three Vezina finalists for his efforts during the season.
 
 
 
   
Date Opponent Result
Apr. 4 CAR 6-6 T
Apr. 1 @TBL 3-4 L
Mar. 31 OTT 4-5 L
Mar. 29 CAR 3-1 W
Mar. 27 ATL 0-3 L
GAME-BY-GAME›

   
Name G PTS
Olli Jokinen
26 58
Valeri Bure 20 45
Mike Van Ryn 13 37
Kristian Huselius 10 31
Stephen Weiss 12 29
FULL STATS›

   
Player Rd Pick
Nathan Horton 1 3
Anthony Stewart 1 25
Kamil Kreps 2 38
Stefan Meyer 2 55
Martin Lojek 4 105
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