Florida has a special place in Bruins history, but it’s also a team that’s also made its mark on the sport.
That’s thanks to a group of young coaches from the sport’s most elite program.
The Bruins have gone from a team without a championship banner to one with one.
And it all started with a little-known program in Boca Raton.
Coach Tim Burke spent four years as the head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1980s, and his first year in charge of the program was a bit of a success.
His first full season saw the Lightning win a championship.
His second season, however, was a disaster, finishing 12th overall.
He then went on to spend one more year as head coach in 1988-89 before being let go after the 1991-92 season.
Bruins fans know him for his role in turning the Bolts into one of the NHL’s most dominant franchises.
The team won a Stanley Cup in 2006, and he guided the Lightning to another title the following season.
Burke’s influence on the Lightning, along with a strong bond between coach Mario Lemieux and players like Tyler Johnson and Jaromir Jagr, helped the team win another Cup in 2008.
That’s when Burke came to Florida, joining the Lightning as a player.
After two years in Tampa, he was hired by Florida, and in a time when the Panthers were trying to rebuild after a disappointing 2012-13 season, Burke’s arrival helped Florida reach the playoffs in 2014-15.
He won a Cup with the Panthers in 2016, and is now leading the Florida program into the 2017-18 season.
This season, he’s set to lead the Panthers into a new era, as the team’s two top goalies have returned to the team.
Cam Ward is back, while Cam Ward II and Cam Ward III are set to return, joining Jonathan Huberdeau, Mike Cammalleri and Anton Khudobin in a young core that boasts a plethora of talented young players.
The Panthers have been successful under Burke.
While they’ve won two Stanley Cups, it’s clear that they’re not as elite as the Boltons.
But this season, the Panthers have a chance to take the next step, and to win a title.
We spoke to a number of coaches and general managers to get their thoughts on how the Panthers can improve on their current status.
This is a big year for Florida’s goaltending, and it’s no coincidence that the Panthers are playing the highest-scoring game of the season.
Cam Newton and Jhonas Enroth are back, and the Panthers appear to have one of their top three goalies in net.
But while Newton and Enroth have been solid, Florida’s goalie depth is also a concern.
The Hurricanes have a young and talented group of goaltenders, but their goaltending depth is a concern, especially after losing Braden Holtby to the NHL this season.
The Hurricanes also need to address their goaltenders’ defensive deficiencies, and they need to find a way to replace Cam Ward, who left last season for the Carolina Hurricanes.
The Carolina Hurricanes will have a tough time winning the Stanley Cups without Ward, but they have a great chance if they can get a little bit of help from a couple of veteran goalies.
Coach Mark Stuart of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been in charge since 2011 and has led the Maple Leafs to a Stanley cup in each of his three seasons.
He won two Cups in Toronto, and while the Leafs are rebuilding, he has one of his best goaltenders in Frederik Andersen.
The Toronto Maple and New York Islanders have two of the best goaltending duos in the NHL.
They both had some success last season, but the New York team is expected to be a much tougher test this season than last year.
After years of struggling with injuries and inconsistent goaltending performances, goaltender Jonathan Bernier is set to get his first taste of NHL action this season after a breakout season in 2016-17.
He is coming off a strong playoff run in which he posted a 0.96 goals against average and a .917 save percentage.
Bernier has never posted a .930 save percentage, but his performance in the playoffs this year has him in the conversation for the Vezina Trophy.
The Washington Capitals are hoping to get a boost from goalie Marc-Andre Fleury.
The Caps have the third-best goaltender in the league, but Fleury is coming into his own this season as a very capable goaltender.
His .919 save percentage this season is his best since being named to the Vezon Trophy, a trophy that recognizes goaltenders who play in the top-four.
Fleury could be the answer to Washington’s goaltenders problems this season with some help from his goalie coach.
After a disappointing season in Boston, Boston has the best goalie in the Eastern Conference. It