What does Bryan McCabe's injury mean for the Panthers?
The Panthers announced Monday that team captain Bryan McCabe would miss 4 to 6 weeks after taking a puck off his face in Saturday's game against the New Jersey Devils. McCabe was already playing with a broken finger. The Panthers, while still out of a playoff spot, have played at a more consistent level in this, McCabe's second season as captain, than in the previous several year.
What does Bryan McCabe's absence mean for the Panthers?
|Nothing. The players are still playing for jobs and the team's other leaders will pick up the slack.||40|
|They'll be better. McCabe isn't really captain material.||5|
|They'll be worse. They'll miss his presence; and he's fourth in points.||51|
|Complete collapse. The fragile Panthers won't be able to stand this latest blow.||3|
|Who cares? He's getting traded at the deadline. They might as well get used to it.||21|