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DUBIOUS HONOR: Nick Bjugstad First Rookie to Lead Panthers in Scoring ... Cats Set NHL Record with 38 Point Team Leader

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Nick Bjugstad ends the year as Florida's leading scorer with 38 points -- the lowest point total to ever lead an NHL team following a full 82-game schedule.

Scott Pellerin led the expansion Minnesota Wild with 39 points in 2000-01 despite ending the season with the Carolina Hurricanes.

"I did what I could do this season and it is what it is as far as the record goes,'' said Bjugstad, the first rookie to lead the Panthers in scoring.

"It's not one you think of very often so I hope it stays pretty deep in the books. .-.-. I don't know when it will be trumped. Or not trumped, however you want to put it. It's not an honor obviously, but it's my rookie year. I did my best and I learned a lot.''

Florida also became the first team to finish a season last in both power play and penalty kill since the 2009-10 Maple Leafs.

 

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Nick Bjugstad has been amazing almost every game as opposed to Jovo who has been terrible every game. If the Panthers want to get better Jovo needs to retire or be traded. He is no longer the player he once was. Please someone sit Jovo down and tell him he can't play anymore. Best thing for Panthers last game was Jovo being thrown out of game. Thought good, Panthers now have a chance.

This is a special group of guys that will go far in the playoffs next season. Can't wait!

Seth, what you smoking?

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