The Chirping the Cats podcast brings fans an in-depth look at the Florida Panthers. From practice and game analysis to player interviews and special guests, host David Dwork brings a variety of Panthers content throughout the season and beyond.
CTC E57: Matthew Tkachuk and Bill Zito discuss blockbuster trade
Just when you thought the Panthers were done making moves, they go and pull off one of the biggest trades the league has seen in years. Florida acquired Matthew Tkachuk from Calgary in exchange for Jonathan Huberdeau, MacKenzie Weegar, Cole Schwindt and a first-round pick.
It was a massive haul to pay for one player, but the 24-year-old Tkachuk is someone GM Bill Zito called a "unicorn" due to his unique, vast and high-end skillset. The Panthers introduced Tkachuk to South Florida with a press conference at FLA Live Arena, and Episode 57 of the CTC pod features some of the most interesting and thoughtful sound bites from the presser.
CTC E56: Maurice behind the bench and Hall of Fame Luongo
It was a busy week around the Florida Panthers as the 2021-22 NHL season finally came to a close. First, the Panthers hired Paul Maurice to be the team's next head coach, and a few days later Roberto Luongo was announced as member of the Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2022.
A new coach, a Hall of Fame goalie, and several other Panthers topics, including a key injury and another goalie to congratulate, are discussed by host David Dwork on this episode of the CTC pod.
CTC E55: Reflecting on Panthers season with Erin Brown of The Hockey News
After taking a few days to process the Florida Panthers season ending in a stunning Second Round sweep at the hands of back-to-back Stanley Cup Champ Tampa Bay, Episode 55 of the Chirping the Cats podcast looks back at what was the best and most exhilarating Panthers season in decades.
CTC host David Dwork is joined by Erin Brown of The Hockey News to talk about what went wrong in the playoffs, what they liked about the season, what the future may hold for the Cats and lots of things in-between.
CTC E54: Roy Bellamy helps preview the rematch between Florida and Tampa Bay
On Episode 54 of the Chirping the Cats podcast host David Dwork is joined by Roy Bellamy of the Dan LeBatard Show Because Miami with and Montgomery and Co. to discuss the upcoming grudge match second round playoff series between the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning.
Dave and Roy discuss what makes this year different than last season, when Tampa beat the Panthers in six games during round one, what the X-factors of the series could be, how Brayden Point's injury could impact things and lots more. Roy also discusses his trip to Washington D.C. to cover Game 6 against the Capitals, including a full analysis of the press box food situation.
CTC E53: Playoff talk with Panthers' Gus Forsling and ESPN's Greg Wyshynski
Episode 53 of the Chirping the Cats podcast is all about the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Host David Dwork is joined by ESPN Senior NHL Writer Greg Wyshynski. They preview the opening round series between the Florida Panthers and Washington Capitals while also discussing what they like and are looking forward to seeing across the landscape of the NHL's first round series'.
Dave also sits down for a quick chat with Panthers defenseman Gustav Forsling to discuss what makes Florida such a good team, why he thinks they'll succeed during the playoffs and the job that Interim Head Coach Andrew Brunette has done since taking over eight games into the season.
CTC E52: Panthers-Capitals First Round preview with Tarik El-Bashir
On Episode 52 of the Chirping the Cats podcast, host David Dwork welcomes longtime Washington Capitals and NHL reporter Tarik El-Bashir.
They dive into the Stanley Cup Playoff First Round series between the Panthers and Capitals, discussing the health status of Alex Ovechkin, the normally scary Caps' power play, Washington's concerns in goal and how much fun it will be watching tough guys like Tom Wilson, Ryan Lomberg, Garnet Hathaway, Radko Gudas and Patric Hornqvist give everything they have for their respective teams.
Awesome, real interviews.
THIS is the Florida Panthers podcast I’ve been looking for. Honest, real interviews with Panthers alumni that speak about both the good and bad of past Panthers teams. I also appreciate the recaps of the past week involving the current Panthers team. Please keep these coming!
Does this podcast exist?
For me to rate this podcast, there have to be podcasts. This is a disgraceful output.