By George Richards
The Miami Herald
ESTERO, Fla. — Dustin Johner is close to playing out his dream. In miles, anyway.
Johner is a minor-league hockey player for the Florida Everblades and a prospect for the Panthers. At least one member of the Panthers’ front office makes the surprisingly quick drive across Alligator Alley for each Everblades home game, giving Johner and his teammates the knowledge that good play won’t go unnoticed.