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Panthers Announce Opening Night Roster

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers
SUNRISE, FL – Florida Panthers General Manager Jacques Martin announced today the team’s opening night roster.


The roster includes G Tomas Vokoun, G Craig Anderson, D Bryan Allen, D Keith Ballard, D Jay Bouwmeester, D Nick Boynton, D Bryan McCabe, D Cory Murphy, D Noah Welch, RW Wade Belak, LW Gregory Campbell, C Michael Frolik, C/RW Nathan Horton, C Kamil Kreps, C Shawn Matthias, C Brett McLean, LW Rostislav Olesz, LW Ville Peltonen, RW Anthony Stewart, LW Cory Stillman and RW Richard Zednik. 

RW David Booth, RW Radek Dvorak, D Karlis Skrastins and C Stephen Weiss are currently on injured reserve, but can be activated and would be eligible to play on opening night Oct. 10.

Florida opens the 2008-09 regular season in Carolina against the Hurricanes on Friday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m., before hosting the Atlanta Thrashers in the club’s home opener on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. For ticket information please call (954) 835-PUCK.

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