Cats Prospect D Ari Vallin Reassigned to Frolunda HC in Sweden
/ Florida Panthers
SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers general manager and head coach Jacques Martin announced today that D Ari Vallin has been reassigned to Frolunda HC in the Swedish Elite League.
Vallin, 28, has recorded seven assists in 24 games with the Rochester Americans (AHL) this season. The Ylojarvi, Finland native signed with the Panthers as a free agent on July 6 this past summer. He spent the entire preseason with the Cats before being assigned to Rochester.
Vallin spent the previous three years with Karpat in the SM-Liiga in Finland. Last season Vallin set SM-Liiga career highs for assists (23) and points (30) in 50 games with Karpat.