SUNRISE, FL – Florida Panthers Executive Vice President & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today G Jacob Markstrom has been recalled from San Antonio (AHL)
Markstrom, 21, has played in six games with the Panthers this season going 2-3-1 with a .928 save percentage. He made his first career NHL start on Oct. 18 at Washington, stopping 29-of-31 shots in a 3-0 loss to the Capitals. He earned his first career NHL win on Oct. 22 vs. the New York Islanders, turning away 18 shots in a third period relief appearance. Markstrom stopped 40-of-41 shots to earn his first complete game win on Oct. 24 at Montreal.
The Gavle, Sweden native has posted a 2-4-0 record with the San Antonio Rampage this year. Markstrom was drafted by Florida in the first round (31st overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Florida (14-8-4) hosts the Washington Capitals tonight. The game can be seen live on FS Florida and heard on 560 WQAM at 7:30 p.m.
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