Panthers Recall C Drew Larman and RW Anthony Stewart from Rochester (AHL); Place D Branislav Mezei on IR
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Dustin Johner and David Brine assigned from Florida Everblades (ECHL) to Rochester (AHL)
SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers general manager and head coach Jacques Martin announced today that the club has recalled RW Anthony Stewart and C Drew Larman, from the Rochester Americans (AHL). The Panthers have also placed D Branislav Mezei on IR.
Larman, 21, will be making his fourth trip to Florida this season. The Canton, Michigan native made his NHL debut Nov. 13 against Washington and scored his first NHL goal on Nov. 24 against Ottawa. In 24 games with Rochester, Larman has 11 goals and four assists.
Stewart, 22, will be making his third trip to Florida this season. The LaSalle, Quebec native played in two games with the Panthers in December with no points. In 33 games played with Rochester, Stewart has seven goals and eight assists.
Both players will make their way to South Florida this evening and are eligible to play when the Panthers take on the Carolina Hurricanes tomorrow night at the BankAtlantic Center. Game time is 7:30 and great seats are still available by calling 954-835-PUCK or online at www.floridapanthers.com.