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Three keys to the offseason: Florida Panthers

How do the Panthers improve this offseason? Keeping the legendary Jaromir Jagr around is a good place to start. Christopher Hanewinckel/USA TODAY Sports

After raising hopes of the fans with a division-winning performance in the regular season, the Florida Panthers stumbled during their return to the playoffs. But taking a big-picture view, this season was a major step forward for the Panthers. Their young players got a taste of what it takes to win in the playoffs and it has the potential to be a season in which the Panthers can build. Here are three areas where GM Dale Tallon should focus this offseason to build on the momentum.