It has been one year since the Florida Panthers kicked off their 2019-20 season with the first day of training camp.
In normal times, the Panthers would be close to or would have already started camp.
In normal times, the Panthers would be looking ahead to their first exhibition game (likely a doubleheader against the Predators at BB&T/Truist Center) of the 2020-21 season.
Yet here we are.
It most definitely is not normal times.
The Sunrise arena sits empty with only a handful of workers mulling around, the only thing on the building’s upcoming schedule is the made-for-TV Billboard Latin American Music Awards show next month.