Scott Luce

A Few Panthers Draft Day Notes and Impact on the Amerks

On Friday evening the Florida Panthers will begin their process of building (again?) for their future through the draft but chances are it’ll have little impact on the Rochester Americans.  It typically takes two years for a draft pick to work his way up through the junior ranks and into minor league systems.  Things could …
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Florida Panthers Draft Defenseman Dmitry Kulikov

The Florida Panthers drafted defenseman Dmitry Kulikov with their first round pick (14th overall) in this years NHL draft.  Kulikov is only 18 years old which means he would not appear in an Amerks uniform until at least the 2010-2011 season.  The 2008-2009 season in the QMJHL with Drummondville was his first in North America.  …
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