Territory Talk: Florida Panthers Podcast
Summary: Each week, Doug Plagens and Jameson Olive will delve into the storylines surrounding the team and give fans an insight of the news and scores of your favorite Cats. What do players do on their off days? Who is the funniest guy on the team? Where are the best places to spend time in South Florida away from the rink? The hosts will answer these questions and more, and will be joined each week by a special guest, ranging from players to team executives to media and other staff members who strive to make the Panthers a household name in the Florida hockey community.
Longtime Panthers beat writer George Richards joins the show to talk about the upcoming season and his return to South Florida with The Athletic. Also, Doug and Jameson breakdown the preseason doubleheader and the recent announcement of Aleksander Barkov's captaincy.
With training camp opening this week at the Panthers IceDen, both Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson and FOX Sports Florida's Randy Moller join this week's episode to share their insights.
Roberto Luongo joins this week's episode of Territory Talk to discuss his Hall of Fame-worthy career, his expectations for the upcoming season and, of course, his addiction to fantasy football. Luongo's interview starts around the 3-minute mark.
Panthers head coach Bob Boughner joins the show to discuss his outlook for the season and give his overall assessment of Florida's summer, including the recent addition of forward Troy Brouwer. Boughner's interview starts just before the 5:00 mark.
Keith Yandle makes his return to Territory Talk to discuss his summer, hopes for the upcoming season and all of the day-to-day dad work he's put in to get his kids ready to go back to school.
On the heels of a breakout campaign with AHL affiliate Springfield, center Anthony Greco joins this week's show to talk about his hopes for the upcoming season and potential NHL debut with the Panthers. Also, Doug, Jameson and Pete discuss some other Thunderbirds you should be keeping an eye on.
Jessica Blaylock, Emmy winner and FOX Sports Florida host, joins this week's episode to talk about covering both the Panthers and the Marlins. Heading into her fourth season covering the Cats, Blaylock also opens up about her journey from high school reporting to the big leagues.
Robb Tallas, who is entering his 10th season as Florida's goaltending coach, joins the show to talk about his career, approach to the position, and long history working with future Hall of Famer Roberto Luongo.
Who's ready to take that next big step in their career? Doug, Jameson and Peter share their breakout candidates for upcoming season. Also, Aaron Ekblad joins the show from one of the Summer Reading Tour's recent stops. (Ekblad interview starts around the 15-minute mark).
Jared McCann sits down with Doug and Jameson to share what he's been up to this summer and how much it meant to sign a new two-year extension with the Panthers.
Ian McCoshen joins Doug and Jameson to talk about his rookie season, renting a house with his teammates and how he's spending his summer.
Panthers Director of Player Personnel Bryan McCabe joins the show to talk about Florida's annual development camp. Doug, Jameson and Pete also dive into how the Panthers approached this year's free agency.
Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon joins the show to talk about Florida's offseason, development camp and approach to this summer's free agency.
Doug and Jameson look back at the Panthers' 2018 NHL Draft.
Randy Moller joins Doug and Jameson on this week's episode to discuss the Panthers acquisition of high-scoring forward Mike Hoffman and how the team should approach the second day of the 2018 NHL Draft.