SUNRISE, FLA – Florida Panthers Executive Vice President & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has re-signed C Mike Santorelli to a two-year contract.
“We are very pleased to have re-signed Mike,” said Tallon. “He is a hard working and dedicated player who made our team out of training camp and went on to post career bests in goals and assists last season. We look forward to his continued contributions to our club.”
Santorelli, 25, has played in 114 National Hockey League games with Nashville (2008-10) and Florida (2010-11) scoring 22 goals with 22 assists and 30 PIM. The 6-foot, 190-pound forward posted career highs in goals (20), assists (21) and points (41) in his first season with Florida. Santorelli was acquired in a trade with Nashville on August 5, 2010.
The Vancouver, BC native was drafted by Nashville in the sixth round (178th overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
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