SUNRSISE, FLA – Florida Panthers Executive Vice President & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to terms with RW Matt Bradley
on a two-year contract.
Bradley joins F Kris Versteeg
, F Tomas Fleischmann
, F Scottie Upshall
, F Marcel Goc
, F Sean Bergenheim
, D Ed Jovanovski
, G Jose Theodore
, D Brian Campbell
and F Tomas Kopecky
as new Panthers that have been acquired over the last week.
“We are very pleased to have signed Matt,” said Tallon. “He is a veteran, high character, hard working forward who adds depth and a physical presence to our line-up.”
Bradley, 33, has played in 630 National Hockey League games with San Jose (2000-03), Pittsburgh (2003-04) and Washington (2005-11) scoring 56 goals with 85 assists and 531 PIM. The 6-foot-3, 210-poound winger has played in 47 post season contests registering 11 points (3-8-11). He has spent the last six seasons playing for the Washington, recording a career best 24 points (10-14-24) during the 2009-10 season, while placing among the club’s top five in hits for the last four years.
The Stittsville, Ontario native was drafted by San Jose with their fourth choice (102nd overall) in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft.
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