23-6-2005 Viktor Kozlov frustrated
Florida Panthers right wing Viktor Kozlov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Russia, Viktor Kozlov was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 748 NHL games during his career, notching 180 goals and adding 269 assists along with 151 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


24-6-2005 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2005 Ivan Novoseltsev frustrated
Florida Panthers right wing Ivan Novoseltsev feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Ivan Novoseltsev was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 4th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 38 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 9 assists along with 37 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


23-6-2005 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Ivan Novoseltsev (Louisville Panthers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Joey Tetarenko (Louisville Panthers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Andrew Allen (Louisville Panthers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Ryan Jardine (Louisville Panthers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Serge Payer (Louisville Panthers) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Pierre Dagenais (Louisville Panthers) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2005 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Terry Murray(pro)
-Bryan Murray(pro)
-Duane Sutter(pro)
-Todd Hearty(pro)
-Stan Wong(pro)
-Ian Pyka(pro)
-Emilien Giroux(farm)


21-6-2005 Kyle Rossiter agrees on a contract.
Kyle Rossiter has signed a $525 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Florida Panthers. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Kyle Rossiter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


21-6-2005 Vlad Sapozhnikov agrees on a contract.
Vlad Sapozhnikov has signed a $280 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Florida Panthers. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

20-6-2005 Board decreases player budget for next season
The board of owners has decreased player budget for next season with $5 000 000 because of your poor financial record.

20-6-2005 Board loans money
The board of owners has loaned $17 272 974$ for the team to balance the team funds.

Eastside Hockey Manager