And now a message from one of my many distractions:
Not that I'm counting, but I am, only 12 more days until the Panther's last pre-season game. This will be their first pre-season game played at home where they face off against the NY Islanders. The real countdown - only 17 more days until the Season Home Opener.
To feel the countdown excitement, check out this site. Don't forgot to turn up your volume: