Florida Panthers Getting Major Boost

The Florida Panthers have had a very rough 2022-23 season thus far. At the time of this writing, they sport a 15-16-4 record and are sixth in the Atlantic Division. Yet, some amazing news is heading their way, as Aleksander Barkov, Aaron Ekblad, and Radko Gudas are all set to return.

Barkov last played on Dec. 17, but now the captain is ready to get back into action. In 25 games on the year, he has six goals to go along with 22 points. The Panthers getting their top center back should be enough for them to pick up some more wins. 

Ekblad's absence was short-lived, but the Panthers are still ecstatic that their top defenseman is ready to go. In 24 games this season, the 26-year-old has four goals to go along with 14 points.

Although Gudas is not a star like Barkov and Ekblad, his return is still good because of the immense physicality he provides. In 25 games this season, he has six points to go along with 95 hits. 

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