SUNRISE, Fla – Florida Panthers General Manager Tom Rowe announced today that the Panthers have signed forward Vincent Trocheck to a six-year contract. As per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
“Vincent played an important role in our success last season and will be a prominent part of the Panthers for years to come,” Rowe said. “He is another important piece of our talented young core of players.”
The 22-year old Trocheck recorded a career-high 25 goals and 53 points in 76 games for Florida during the 2015-16 season. In two playoff games he recorded one assist. Trocheck’s 25 goals this season tied him for third in goals on Florida and he finished the season fifth on the team in points.
This season, the 5-foot-10, 182-pound native of Pittsburgh, Pa., was named the NHL’s second star of the week for the week ending March 13 and was named third star of the week ending Feb. 7. During both weeks Trocheck recorded six points in three games.
Trocheck has posted 83 points (37-46-83) in 146 career NHL games. He was originally selected by Florida in the third round (64th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft.