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09-16-2011, 01:25 PM
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Booth - Weiss - Versteeg
Fleischmann - Santorelli - Dadonov
Howden - Goc - Upshall
Bergenheim - Timmins - Kopecky
Skille or Bradley

Campbell - Kulikov
Jovanovski - Gudbranson
Weaver - Garrison
Ellerby

Theodore
Clemmensen
Markstrom?

- Quinton Howden is going to make this team. There is no reason to send him back to junior. He is NHL ready and will make an impact this season.

- Scott Timmins wins out the 4th line center job over Ryan Carter, Tim Kennedy, and Shawn Matthias. The Panthers brass is high on him, and he played well in his call up last season.

- Don't sleep on Jacob Markstrom. He's already passed his first test in rookie camp. If he shows he's ready in the upcoming preseason games, the Panthers could be stuck with three goalies on the roster.

- Gudbranson is on the team. I think we all knew that already.

- Shawn Matthias, Ryan Carter, and Tim Kennedy will all be sent to San Antonio. It's just a numbers thing.

- There are three forward spots up for grab. There are 10 locks at forward: Booth, Weiss, Versteeg, Fleischmann, Goc, Santorelli, Upshall, Kopecky, Bergenheim, and Howden (yes, he's a lock). One of Skille, Bradley, Timmins, or Dadonov will not make this team. I believe Skille is the odd man out.

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