P-A-T-I-E-N-C-E By Dylan Jacob-Smith (Panthers) On Tuesday 17th October 2023 / 7:49pm
As the season beings in the HSHL, new Florida Panthers GM Dennis Smith is pulling his inner Aaron Rodgers to the Panthers fan base just three games into the season. "8 letters here just for everybody out there in Panthers-land P-A-T-I-E-N-C-E Smith said during the weekly PODCAST on ESPN de"Oche" the "Rat's Nest". The Rat's Nest is hosted by Shooter McGavin, the teams beat writer. "Patience. We're going to be ok".
Through three games, the Panther's team stats are as follows:
GFG: 2.33 (7)
GAA: 4.00 (12)
Shots for: 32.00 Avg (96)
Shots Against: 32.00 Avg (96)
GF: 25% (2)
GA: 60% (2)
The new GM is asking the fan base to trust the process and that the team needs there fan base to get behind them to reach the moutain top and raising LORD Stanly Cup. But the fan base must trust the process that he has a plan to get them there. From this beat writer proof is in the pudding!
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|Kaylen Peterson (Golden Knights) On 18th October / 5:44am : |
Love this, thanks Shooter!
GM Dylan Jacob-Smith Hired by Florida Panthers! By Dylan Jacob-Smith (Panthers) On Tuesday 13th June 2023 / 9:19pm
Dylan Jacob-Smith has been hired as the first black general manager in HSHL history when he was hired by the Florida Panthers. The 49-year-old replaces the previous GM who stepped down to focus on his health according to unidentified sources within the team organization. HSHL GM's around the league conducted an extensive search and by the recommendation from KMP18 that he was finally approved as the GM of the Panthers.
Dylan Jacob-Smith is borned and raised in Detroit, MIchigan and has been a life long Detroit Red Wings fan since a child hood. It would had been his dream job to be the GM of the Detroit Red Wings but the best job according to Dylan "being a GM for the Florida Panthers in Florida. "I'm really excited to work in the Florida area. "I know there's been lots ups and downs but I'm ready to work hard and get at it and getthis thing back on tracks".
Dylan said there is no timetable to hire a coach after Dominique Ducharme was let go 9 June 2023. The Florida Panthers missed the playoffs last year and where on the outside looking in at this years HSHL Playoffs. July 1, with the 2023 HSHL Draft the Florida Panthers have the No. 14 pick is looking to add some shiny new pieces to the rosters. "We're not looking to tear this down or some teams have done in the past," Jacob-Smith said. "Yes, there are some challenges with the (HSHL) salary cap and they have the same issue. So for us, we're not looking to rebuild...but add to the team but be smart.
In my interview with Dylan he believes "we can improve in every facet, to be honest with you. There are some pieces on the roster that I like, that we would like to build aroung". He also go on to state, "the draft is our No. 1, then we've got free agency comin up. We'll have to dig into that and that starts with hiring a coach and development camp.
From this NHL Beat Writer only time will tell him the chicken cross the road and the Florida Panthers make the playoffs.
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