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Richard Panik

Richard Panik  #71

Tampa Bay Lightning  Right Wing
NUMBER: 71 BIRTHDATE: February 7, 1991  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Martin, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 208 DRAFTED: TBL / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (52nd overall)    Prospect Bio

2014 Playoffs
- Made his Stanley Cup playoffs debut in Game 1 versus Montreal

2013-14 Regular Season
- Four of his nine assists during the regular season came on the power-play
- Represented Team Slovakia at the 2014 Winter Olympics
- Appeared in four games at the Olympics for Slovakia
- Skated in 13 games with Syracuse, posting three goals and 11 points

Quote of the Day

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares