SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that F Tim Kennedy has been recalled from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Kennedy, 24, earns his second recall of the year to Florida. He played in three games earlier this season (March 8-12), averaging 10:08 in ice time. For his NHL career, Kennedy has played in 82 games with Buffalo (2008-10) and Florida (2011), scoring 10 goals with 16 assists and 50 PIM. Kennedy has played in 13 games with Rochester this season, notching seven assists.
The Buffalo, NY native was acquired by Florida on Feb. 26, 2011 along with a third-round selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for Bryan McCabe. Kennedy was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the sixth-round (No. 181 overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.
Florida (29-38-12) visits the Wahsington Capitals tonight at 7 p.m. The game can be heard live on Sports Radio 560 WQAM.
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