Sunrise, Fla. – Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & Basic Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to phrases with forward Frank Vatrano on a 3-calendar year contract extension.
“We’re thrilled that Frank will be aspect of the Florida Panthers business for the following 3 years,” explained Tallon. “At a young age Frank has the perform ethic, scoring perception and two-way capacity to complement any of our forward strains and we look forward to doing the job with him as he continues his development with our club.”
Vatrano, 24, has generated a career-large 20 objectives, 13 assists and 33 factors more than 59 game titles with Florida this time. The 5-foot-9, 201-pound indigenous of East Longmeadow, Mass., sales opportunities the Panthers with 19 objectives scored at even-toughness, although amongst all Panthers forwards ranks 1st in blocked pictures (55) and 2nd in hits (89).
Acquired from the Boston Bruins on Feb. 22, 2018, Vatrano has appeared in 75 game titles in a Panthers uniform, scoring 25 objectives.
Undrafted, the UMass Amherst alum has performed in 183 career NHL game titles with Florida (2017-18 to 2018-19) and Boston (2015-16 to 2017-18), recording 72 factors (45-27-72).
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