SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that forward Corban Knight has been recalled from the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Portland Pirates.
The 25-year-old Knight has played in three games with Portland this season, registering two points (1-1-2). During the 2014-15 AHL season, Knight recorded 36 points (16-20-36) in 58 games with the San Antonio Rampage (8-16-24) and the Adirondack Flames (8-4-12).
The 6-foot-2, 200-pound, native of Oliver, British Columbia has recorded one goal in nine NHL games, all with the Calgary Flames (2013-15).
Knight was originally drafted by the Florida Panthers in the fifth round (135th overall) of the 2009 NHL Draft.
Additionally, the Panthers also announced that defenseman Steven Kampfer has been placed on injured reserve.
The Panthers continue their four-game road trip on Tuesday, Dec. 15 at the New York Islanders (7:00 p.m.), before returning home to face the Vancouver Canucks at the BB&T Center on Sunday, Dec. 20 at 4:00 p.m. Single game tickets are available for as low as $20. Full and partial Panthers season ticket packages are also available that include the best prices, access to team events, interest-free payment plan options and more. Please call (954) 835-PUCK (7825) or visit FloridaPanthers.com/TicketCentral for more ticket information.