Florida Panthers Executive VP & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to terms of a one-year, two-way contract with RW Jon Rheault.
Rheault, 25, recorded 33 points (16-17-33) in 47 games with Abbotsford (AHL) during the 2011-12 season. The Arlington, Texas, native added four points (3-1-4) in eight playoff games with the Heat this spring. The right wing played four years of college hockey at Providence College.
Rheault was originally selected by Philadelphia in the fifth round (145th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
The Panthers are set to open the 2012-13 season Oct. 13 against the Tampa Bay Lightning and will raise a Southeast Division Championship banner in a pre-game ceremony. Select lower-bowl season tickets are available for as low as $30 now by calling 954-835-PUCK or clicking to FloridaPanthers.com and single-game tickets will be on sale later this summer.
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