Florida Hockey Teams Stats, Wins, Team History And Overview

Last Updated on February 13, 2022 by

If you’re looking for a perfect state in the United States for sports enthusiasts, then Florida would be a perfect option. This state offers you the chance to catch live games from Baseball to Hockey, and various levels including professional, amateur, college, and more. Just so you know, the state of Florida is home to many professional teams like two National Hockey League teams, two National Basketball Association teams, two Major League Soccer teams, two Major League Baseball teams, and one National Women’s Soccer League team. In this article today, we’ll be looking through the two National Hockey League teams in Florida. 

Florida Hockey Teams Stats & Overview 

There are two National Hockey League teams in Florida, and they include Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning. Let’s take a look at each team’s stats, overview, and history. 

The Florida Panthers 

The Florida Panthers 

The Florida Panthers are a professional ice hockey team in the NHL, and they are based in the Miami municipal area. As a member of the Atlantic Division in the Eastern Conference, this team plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). In 1998, they moved to FLA Live Arena after initially playing their home games at Miami Arena. Besides, they are the southernmost team in the NHL located in Sunrise, Florida. By the way, Bally Sports Florida, (which is formerly known as Fox Sports Florida & SportsChannel) holds the Panthers’ local broadcasting rights since 1996. Furthermore, this team has two affiliates include; the Greenville Swamp Rabbits of the ECHL and the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). 

Florida Panthers Overview

The table is a basic overview of the Florida Panthers hockey team in the NHL. Check it out! 

ConferenceEastern
DivisionAtlantic
Founded1993
HistoryFlorida Panthers
1993–present
Home arenaFLA Live Arena
CitySunrise, Florida
ColorsRed, blue, flat gold, white 
MediaBally Sports Florida
WQAM Sports Radio (560 AM)
Owner(s)Sunrise Sports and Entertainment
(Vincent Viola, chairman) 
General managerBill Zito
Head coachAndrew Brunette (interi)m
CaptainAleksander Barkov
Minor league affiliatesCharlotte Checkers (AHL)
Greenville Swamp Rabbits (ECHL)
Stanley Cups0
Conference championships1 (1995–96)
Presidents’ Trophy0
Division championships2 (2011–122015–16)
Official websitewww.nhl.com/panthers

The Panthers started their career in the NHL in 1993. From 1993–94 to the 2017-18 NHL season, they were the most successful expansion team. In 1996, they made their first appearance in the Stanley Cup Finals. Unfortunately, they lost to the Colorado Avalanche. Since 1996, they’ve only qualified for the  Stanley Cup playoffs six times, and they’ve failed to win a playoff series since then. 

Florida Team Stats

We’ve made a partial list of the last five seasons of the Panthers in the NHL.  

Note:  GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, Pts = Points. 

SeasonGPWLOTLPtsGFGAFinishPlayoffs
2016–1782353611812102376th, AtlanticDid not qualify
2017–188244308962482464th, AtlanticDid not qualify
2018–1982363214862672805th, AtlanticDid not qualify
2019–206935268782312284th, AtlanticLost in Qualifying Round, 1–3 (Islanders)
2020–215637145791891532nd, CentralLost in First Round, 2–4 (Lightning

Franchise Scoring Leaders

We’ve made a table containing the top ten-point-scorers in franchise history. All the figures have been updated after each completed NHL regular season.


PointsPlayerPosGPGAPtsP/GJonathan Huberdeau*LW5911683304980.84Aleksander Barkov*C5291812844650.88Olli JokinenC5671882314190.73Stephen WeissC6541452493940.60Scott MellanbyRW5521571973540.64Nathan HortonC4221421532950.66Viktor KozlovC4141011902910.70Robert SvehlaD573612292900.51Vincent TrocheckC4201111712820.67Radek DvorakRW6131131552680.44

GoalsPlayerPosGOlli JokinenC188Aleksander Barkov*C181Jonathan Huberdeau*LW168Scott MellanbyRW157Pavel BureRW152Stephen WeissC145Nathan HortonC142Radek DvorakRW113Vincent TrocheckC111Rob NiedermayerC101

AssistsPlayerPosAJonathan Huberdeau*LW330Aleksander Barkov*C284Stephen WeissC249Olli JokinenC231Robert SvehlaD229Keith YandleD201Scott MellanbyRW197Viktor KozlovC190Vincent TrocheckC171Rob NiedermayerC165

The Tampa Bay Lightning 

The Tampa Bay Lightning is otherwise known as the Bolts, and they are a professional ice hockey team on Tampa, Florida. They play their home games at Amalie Arena in downtown Tampa. As a member of the Atlantic Division in the Eastern Conference, the Bolts compete in the National Hockey League. 

ConferenceEastern
DivisionAtlantic
Founded1992
HistoryTampa Bay Lightning
1992–present
Home arenaAmalie Arena
CityTampa, Florida
ColorsTampa Bay blue, white, black
     
MediaBally Sports Sun
970 AM
Owner(s)Vinik Sports Group, LLC
(Jeffrey Vinik, chairman) 
General managerJulien BriseBois
Head coachJon Cooper
CaptainSteven Stamkos
Minor league affiliatesSyracuse Crunch (AHL)
Orlando Solar Bears (ECHL)
Stanley Cups3 (2003–042019–202020–21)
Conference championships3 (2003–042014–152019–20)
Presidents’ Trophy1 (2018–19)
Division championships4 (2002–032003–042017–182018–19)
Official websitewww.nhl.com/lightning

In 2021, 2020, and 2004, the Lightning won Stanley Cup championships. They also reached the Stanley Cup Finals in 2015. Jeffrey Vinik owns the team while Julien BriseBois is the general manager.

Tampa Bay Lightning Team Stats

We’ve made a partial list of the last five seasons of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL. 

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

SeasonGPWLOTLPtsGFGAFinishPlayoffs
2016–1782423010942342275th, AtlanticDid not qualify
2017–1882542351132962361st, AtlanticLost in Conference Finals, 3–4 (Capitals)
2018–1982621641283252221st, AtlanticLost in First Round, 0–4 (Blue Jackets)
2019–207043216922451952nd, AtlanticStanley Cup champions, 4–2 (Stars)
2020–215636173751811473rd, CentralStanley Cup champions, 4–1 (Canadiens)

Franchise Scoring Leaders

We’ve made a table containing the top ten-point-scorers in franchise history. All the figures have been updated after each completed NHL regular season.


PointsPlayerPosGPGAPtsP/GMartin St. LouisRW972365588953.98Vincent LecavalierC1037383491874.84Steven Stamkos*C8414394278661.03Nikita Kucherov*RW5152213265471.06Victor Hedman*D816114404518.63Brad RichardsC552150339489.89Ondrej Palat*LW551125249374.68Vaclav ProspalC468127244371.79Tyler JohnsonC589161200361.61Alex Killorn*LW641146197343.54

GoalsPlayerPosGSteven Stamkos*C439Vincent LecavalierC383Martin St. LouisRW365Nikita Kucherov*RW221Tyler JohnsonC161Brad RichardsC150Alex Killorn*LW146Fredrik ModinLW145Brayden Point*C139Vaclav ProspalC127

AssistsPlayerPosAMartin St. LouisRW588Vincent LecavalierC491Steven Stamkos*C427Victor Hedman*D404Brad RichardsC339Nikita Kucherov*RW326Ondrej Palat*LW249Vaclav ProspalC244Tyler JohnsonC200Alex Killorn*LW197

Final Word

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