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Florida Panthers Announce 2016-17 Opening Day Roster

Panthers set to open the season on Thursday, Oct. 13 vs. New Jersey at 7:30 pm

by Florida Panthers @FlaPanthers / FloridaPanthers.com

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the club has named 22 players to their opening day roster against the New Jersey Devils on Oct. 13 at the BB&T Center.


The roster is as follows:

1 - G Roberto Luongo

3 - D Keith Yandle

5 - D Aaron Ekblad "A"

6 - D Alex Petrovic

7 - F Colton Sceviour

13 - D Mark Pysyk

16 - F Aleksander Barkov

17 - F Derek MacKenzie "C"

18 - F Reilly Smith

19 - D Michael Matheson

21 - F Vincent Trocheck

22 - F Shawn Thornton

34 - G James Reimer

36 - F Jussi Jokinen "A"

38 - F Shane Harper

41 - F Greg McKegg

55 - D Jason Demers

62 - F Denis Malgin

68 - F Jaromir Jagr

77 - D Steven Kampfer

81 - F Jonathan Marchessault

90 - F Jared McCann

 

Forwards Jonathan Huberdeau (11) and Nick Bjugstad (27) have been named to the roster and placed on Injured Reserve. 

The Florida Panthers open the regular season at the BB&T Center on Oct. 13 against the New Jersey Devils. Full and partial ticket packages are now available that include flexible payment plans. In addition, single game suites and group pricing are available for the 2016-17 season. Please call (954) 835-PUCK (7825) or visit FloridaPanthers.com/TicketCentral to purchase your ticket plan.

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