Contrary to popular belief, the Florida Panthers are still a thing that exists in South Florida. Despite attendance bordering on bat-mitzvah levels, annual losses of $25 million to $30 million, and a total lack of local coverage or interest, the team continues to state that it plans on sticking out its lease, which runs for an additional 14 seasons past this year.
That's a mistake.
You really should leave South Florida, Panthers.
For lots of reasons.
The Panthers need to reach an agreement with the Broward County Commission, and both sides need to move on from what has never been a great relationship. Here are just a few reasons why.