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Florida Panthers Acquire Forward Danick Martel from Tampa Bay Lightning

by Florida Panthers @FlaPanthers /

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have acquired forward Danick Martel from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for forward Anthony Greco. He is expected to report to Florida's American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds (AHL).

Martel, 25, has appeared in 52 games with the Syracuse Crunch (AHL), producing 30 points (16-14-30).

The 5-foot-9, 184-pound native of Drummondville, Quebec, has appeared in 13 career NHL regular season games with Tampa Bay (2018-19) and the Philadelphia Flyers (2017-18), recording two assists. A 2018 AHL All-Star, Martel has amassed 151 points (84-67-151) over 255 career AHL regular season games.

Undrafted, Martel was originally signed by Philadelphia to an entry-level contract on March 10, 2015.

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