Sam Bennett

The Best Deterrent Against the Panthers’ Aggressiveness Isn’t Matt Rempe

As the New York Rangers prepare for game one of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Florida Panthers on Wednesday, they are rounding into health. That creates a bunch of different possible roster scenarios to counter the heavy play of the Panthers, particularly in the form of Sam Bennett and Matthew Tkachuk. While many are […]

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NHL Playoffs: Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins Game 5 Recap: 05/14/2024

After two games in Boston that have been mired in controversy, the Panthers headed back to Sunrise for Game 5 with a 3-1 series lead. However, just like in round one, the Cats struggled to get going in the series clincher. They were slow to start and had to work themselves into the game, but […]

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NHL Playoffs: Bruins Take Another Tough Loss, 3-2 in Game 4 | 5/12/2024

After two games of giving up six goals against the Florida Panthers, the Bruins had a much better chance but unfortunately lost 3-2. It was a game full of favoritism by the referees and complete nonsense. Both David Pastrnak and Brandon Carlo scored for Boston, and the team played without Brad Marchand, who’s out day-to-day […]

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NHL Playoffs: Boston Bruins Give Up 6 In Second Straight Loss | 5/10/2024

The Bruins started the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs incredibly with a 5-1 win in Florida. However, on Friday, May 10th at TD Garden, Boston took their second straight loss. They had been down 4-0, scoring two goals in the final frame and the Florida Panthers took a 6-2 victory to lead in […]

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NHL Playoffs: Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins Game 3 Preview | 05/10/2024

Bruins Benders Podcast Bruins Playoff Game Day Preview Second Round, Game 3: Florida Panthers vs Boston Bruins – Series Tied 1-1 Date: Friday, May 10 Time: 7:00 pm TV: TNT, MAX Radio: 98.5 The Sports Hub DraftKings Sportsbook Betting Lines: FLA -1.5 BOS +1.5 O/U 5.5 Florida Panthers Notes: The Panthers have dominated the series […]

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NHL Playoffs: Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Series Recap | 05/03/2024

The Battle for Florida delivered on the rivalry intensity. The score didn’t always reflect how close each game was, as games four and five were blowout wins. Florida looked like a team out on a mission to complete what they fell just short of last season: winning the Stanley Cup. Tampa, meanwhile, was fighting for […]

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NHL Playoffs: Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Game 3 Recap | 4/25/2024

Game 3 on the road? That’s no problem for the Florida Panthers, who didn’t miss a beat Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Cats have been great on the road this season winning a franchise-best 26 games in enemy arenas. Even with two players out of the lineup, Bennett and Lomberg, the team […]

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Florida Panthers vs Tampa Bay Lightning | Game 2 Recap

If viewers thought Game 1 was good in the Battle for Florida, Game 2 was somehow even better. The goalie saves were outrageous, and tensions are already getting even more heated. Regulation wasn’t enough this time around as the game headed into overtime. For those unfamiliar, playoff overtime works differently than the regular season; teams […]

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Sam Bennett Out At Least One Week With Hand Injury

The Florida Panthers have announced that forward Sam Bennett will be out at least one week with a hand injury suffered in the second period during Tuesday’s game vs Tampa Bay Lightning after being hit in the hand by a shot from the point from teammate Brandon Montour. Prior to leaving the game, the 27-year-old […]

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Florida Panthers vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Recap | 04/16/2024

It’s been a long regular season full of great highs and deep lows but Florida ended their regular season as the Atlantic Division Champions and are now facing down a round one series with in-state rival Tampa Bay. The Panthers rounded out the year against the Maple Leafs Tuesday night, anchored by another stellar performance […]

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