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FLORIDA PANTHERS
SUMMARY
The Panthers have plenty of potentially high scoring forwards, but many of them lack size. Unfortunately, there isn't alot of quality youth on the back end coming. Many high risk/rewards on this spec list

UP
Henrik Borgstrom, had a great transition year to North America where he dominated college hockey. He's back for a sophmore season at Denver and looking to tear it up again. His offensive game is dynamic, and skating is superb.

DOWN
Jayce Hawryluk didn't put up the numbers expected of him in his first pro season, and will need to rebound to get back on track. He still plays an agitating type game so may carve a spot out eventually.

WHO TO WATCH
As far as a pure risk/reward guy, Henrik Haapala is a dynamic offensive player who makes a great first pass. If he can overcome his size, and adapt to the North American style, he could be a household name by the end of the year. If not, he could be back in Sweden.

TEAM RANK - 25th

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