SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has recalled RW Bill Thomas from the Rochester Americans (AHL) and reassigned RW Michal Repik to Rochester.
Thomas, 27, has played in 13 games with Florida this season scoring two goals with three assists and four PIM. For his career in the National Hockey League, he has played in 69 games with Phoenix (2005-08), Pittsburgh (2008-09) and Florida (2010-11) registering 25 points (13-12-25) and 16 PIM. He has played in 35 games with Rochester this season recording 24 points (5-19-24) and 10 PIM.
Repik, 22, has played in nine games with the Panthers this season recording one goal with one assist and four PIM. For his career in the National Hockey League, he has played in 33 NHL contests, all with Florida (2008-2011), registering nine points (6-3-9) and 12 PIM. He has played in 44 games with Rochester this year recording 40 points (8-32-40) and 36 PIM.
Florida plays their second game of a five game home stand tomorrow night when the host the Buffalo Sabres at 7:30 p.m. The game can be seen and heard live on FS Florida and on 560 WQAM.
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