SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have loaned defenseman Dylan McIlrath to the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
The 24-year old McIlrath has recorded one goal in four games with the Panthers this season. The 6-foot-5, 236-pound, native of Winnipeg, Manitoba has recorded five points (3-2-5) in 42 NHL games with the Panthers (2016-17) and New York Rangers (2013-16).
McIlrath was originally selected by the New York Rangers in the first round (10th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.
The Florida Panthers begin a three-game homestand on Jan. 4 against the Winnipeg Jets (7:00 P.M.) before hosting the Nashville Predators (Jan. 6, 7:30 P.M.) and the Boston Bruins (Jan. 7, 7:00 P.M.). Jan. 6 vs. Nashville will be Jaromir Jagr Night. Ticket offers for the evening include an $18.88 upper goal zone offer and a $68.00 sideline and sideline premier offer that includes a $15 food and beverage credit. The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a commemorative Jaromir Jagr t-shirt. Full and partial ticket packages are 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.