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Bobrovsky pays up for jersey number, brings Vatrano burger, wine, Rolex

Panthers goalie follows through on promise when he got No. 72

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

If you wanna dance, you gotta pay the band, and if you want a jersey number from a teammate you gotta at least get him some fast food.

Florida Panthers goalie Sergei Bobrovsky made good on a promise to teammate Frank Vatrano when he pried No. 72 number away this offseason.

And he didn't forget the food.

Instagram from @sergeibobrovsky: Bobrovsky pays up.

Vatrano was more than happy with the transaction. He switched to No. 77 before this season.

Instagram from @frank_vatrano: Vatrano is happy with his trade.

The price Vatrano originally negotiated was a year of free meals and the watch.

Bobrovsky at the time joked "I hope (Vatrano) likes Chipotle and McDonalds)."

Bobrovsky brought Vatrano a double quarter-pounder and a Rolex as promised, but also threw in a bottle of wine for good measure.

After that haul, Vatrano is now probably hoping the Panthers sign Ray Bourque next season.

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