SUNRISE, FL – Florida Panthers General Manager Jacques Martin announced today that the team has assigned six players to the Rochester Americans. The players include G Chris Beckford-Tseu, C David Brine, RW Mike Duco, LW Kenndal McArdle, RW Michal Repik and C Janis Sprukts.
With the moves, the Panthers training camp roster now stands at 27 players. The Rochester Americans open training camp on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 10 a.m.
The Panthers completed their six game road preseason trip with a 2-2-2 mark and return to South Florida for their final preseason game on Monday, Oct. 6 against the NY Islanders at 7:30 p.m.
Panthers Practice Schedule for the Week of Sept. 29: Tuesday, Sept. 30 – Day off Wednesday, Oct. 1 – 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (practice at incredibleICE) Thursday, Oct. 2 – 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (practice at incredibleICE) Friday, Oct. 3 – 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m (practice at incredibleICE) **All practices open to the public***
The Florida Panthers open up their 2008-09 season in 11 days when they head to Raleigh to take on their Southeast Division rival Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, October 10 at 7 p.m. The following night on Saturday, Oct. 11 the Panthers host the Atlanta Thrashers in the club’s home opener at 7 p.m.
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