While we await the results of that other election that took place yesterday. Let’s check out how our little LBC election went.
Who is your favorite all-time Panthers player? Pavel Bure
The Russian Rocket got 4 out of 17 votes for this tightly contested honor. Paul Laus was a surprising second.
Votes: Pavel Bure (4), Paul Laus (3), John Vanbiesbrouck (2), David Booth (2), Aleksander Barkov (2), Stephen Weiss (2), Jonathan Huberdeau (1), Roberto Luongo (1)
Who is your favorite forward in Panthers history? Pavel Bure
Bure wins again. This time in rather easy fashion. Brent learn how to vote (just kidding)
Votes: Pavel Bure (8.5), Stephen Weiss (3), Jaromir Jagr (2), Aleksander Barkov (1), Jonathan Huberdeau (1), Olli Jokinen (1), Scott Mellanby .5
Who is your favorite defenseman in Panthers history? Robert Svehla
I was pretty surprised by this one. I guess I’m not the only fossil still haunting LBC...
Votes: Robert Svehla (5), Ed Jovanovski (4), Brrian Campbell (2), Aaron Ekblad (2), Jay Bouwmeester (1), Keith Yandle (1), Riley Stillman (1), Paul Laus (1)
Who is your favorite goalie in Panthers history? Roberto Luogno
Luogno takes the two-man race rather easily.
Votes: Roberto Luongo (11), John Vanbiesbrouck (6)
Who is your favorite head coach in Panthers history? Gerard Gallant
Gallant still has a lot of love among Panthers fans.
Votes: Gerard Gallant (9), Doug MacLean (2), Jacques Martin (2), Roger Neilson (2), Pete DeBoer (1), Kevin Dineen (1)
Who is you favorite general manager in Panthers history? Dale Tallon
The recently deposed Tallon edges Murray to claim the prize while newcomer Zito makes a mark.
Votes: Dale Tallon (7), Bryan Murray (5), Bill Zito (3), Bobby Clarke (1), Bill Torrey (1)
Who is the most fearsome enforcer in Panthers history? Peter Worrell
Worrell punched his way past some stiff competition. We’ve had some pretty tough guys come through here.
Votes: Peter Worrell (8), Paul Laus (4), George Parros (2), Ed Jovanovski (1), Shawn Thornton (1), Ddacy Hodichuk (1)
Who is your favorite Captain in Panthers history? Olli Jokinen
A combination of class and talent puts Jokinen on top.
Votes: Olli Jokinen (8), Scott Mellanby (4), Aleksander Barkov (3), Ed Jovanovski (1), Stephen Weiss (1)
Who is the Panthers opponent you dislike the most? Boston Bruins
Yeah, for awhile there it seemed like we just couldn’t beat those guys...
Votes Bruins (4), Rangers (2), Maple Leafs (2), Devils (2), Lightning (2), Jets (1), Islanders (1), Sabres (1), Flyers (1), Pittsburgh (1)
What is your favorite Panthers sweater? Original logo Red
I expected this, but some of the other sweaters got love, too (except for that one...)
OG logo Red (6), OG logo White (3), New logo Red (3), New logo White (3), OG Blue (2), Jet Blue happy cat (0.00)
Who is the one player you wished the Panthers would’ve picked in the draft that they didn’t? Mathew Barzal
The recent choice of Barzal over Lawson Crouse in 2015 took the cake for 4 people. Jerome Iginla bypassed for Radek Dvorak in 1995 was second with 3 votes.
Thanks to all that participated!