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This is the Florida Panthers’ list of the top players of all-time:
Olli Jokinen: He’s the Panthers’ all-time points leader with 419 points in 567 games. He scored 34 or more four times for Florida.
Aleksander Barkov: In six seasons in Florida, he has established himself as the franchise’s best all-around center. Over the past four seasons, his season goal production has been 28, 21, 27 and 35. He registered 96 points last season.
Pavel Bure: He’s the most exciting player ever to lace up for the Panthers, scoring 58 goals in 1999-00 and 59 in 2000-01.
Nathan Horton: A No. 3 overall pick in 2003, Horton blossomed into one of the franchise’s most consistent scorers. He scored 20 or more goals in five of his six seasons with Florida.
Vincent Trocheck: He has netted 106 goals in his first 370 games for the Panthers. He scored 31 in 2017-18.
Jonathan Huberdeau: He has registered 364 points in his first 472 games in Florida. His career was a 92-point effort last season.
Jaromir Jagr: Even though he played only three seasons in Florida, he’s among the most memorable players in team history. He scored 27 goals for the team at age 43.
Stephen Weiss: Playing 11 season for Florida, Weiss is the second-highest scorer in team history. He scored 69 goals over a three-season span from 2009-12.
Scott Mellanby: A two-time 30-goal scorer for the Panthers, Mellanby ranks second on the team’s goal scoring list with 157.
Brian Skrudland: Captain of the 1995-96 Panthers team that reached the Stanley Cup, Skrudland was a hard-working, relentless checking popular Panthers player.
Rob Niedermayer: He played eight seasons for the Panthers and evolved into one of the NHL’s top defensive forwards.
Viktor Kozlov: Playing seven seasons in Florida, Kozlov had a 70-point season in 1999-00. He ranks seventh on the team’s all-time points list with 291.
First defensive pairing
Jay Bouwmeester: He spent six seasons with Florida, averaging 14 goals per seasons over his last three in a Panthers’ jersey
Aaron Ekblad: In five seasons on Florida’s blue line, he’s never failed to score at least 10 goals in a season.
Second defensive pairing
Keith Yandle: Now in his fourth season with the Panthers, Yandle has established himself as the best power play point man in the team’s history.
Robert Svehla: He’s the highest-scoring defenseman in team history with 290 points in 573 games. He boasted a 57-point season when the Panthers went to the Final.
Third defensive pairing
Paul Laus: He was the last original Panther on the Florida roster. He played nine seasons with the Panthers and is generally regarded as the toughest player ever to wear a Florida jersey. He once had 39 fighting majors in 77 games.
Brian Campbell: In five Panthers’ season, he proved to be one of the most dependable two-way defensemen in the team’s history. He had 53 points in his first season with the Panthers. He ranks 16th on the team’s scoring list.
Roberto Luongo: He is probably the most popular player in the franchise’s history. Intelligent man. Engaging personality. He holds the Panther goalie records of 572 appearances and 230 wins. He had a career .919 save percentage with Florida.
John Vanbiesbrouck: Panthers fans won’t forget that he took the Panthers to the Stanley Cup Final in 1996. He won 106 games over