SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have agreed to terms on an entry-level contract with forward Dryden Hunt. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The 20-year old Hunt has recorded 50 goals and 102 points in 63 games this season with the Moose Jaw Warriors of the Western Hockey League (WHL). Hunt leads the WHL in goals and ranks second in the league for points.
The 6-foot, 201-pound native of Nelson, British Columbia has recorded 235 points (109-126-235) in 260 WHL games for Moose Jaw (2015-16), Medicine Hat (2015) and Regina (2011-15). Hunt recorded five hat tricks in the month of February and has six on the season. He was named WHL player of the month for January and player of the week for the week ending Feb. 14.