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Florida Panthers Recall Defenseman Jakub Kindl

Defenseman Alex Petrovic placed on injured reserve

by Staff / FloridaPanthers.com

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have recalled defenseman Jakub Kindl from the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds.

The 29-year old Kindl has recorded seven points (1-6-7) in 13 games with Springfield (AHL) this season, tying him for the lead in scoring among Thunderbirds defensemen. During the 2015-16 season, Kindl recorded two points (0-2-2) in 19 games with the Panthers, six points (2-4-6) in 25 games with the Detroit Red Wings and four points (3-1-4) in 10 games with the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL). 

The 6-3, 199-pound native of Sumperk, Czech Republic has played 292 NHL games for the Panthers (2015-16) and Red Wings (2009-16) recording 70 points (16-54-70). Kindl was originally selected by Detroit in the first round (19th overall) of the 2005 NHL Draft. 

Additionally, the Panthers have placed defenseman Alex Petrovic on injured reserve.

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