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Scott Clemmensen watched the direction of the Florida Panthers change with a roster overhaul last summer. And because he believes better days are ahead, he's not leaving anytime soon.
Clemmensen and Florida agreed on a two-year extension, the first move the team announced Sunday when the NHL's free agent window opened. The Panthers also announced two-year contracts with defenseman Filip Kuba -- a Florida draft pick in 1995 -- and right wing George Parros, the enforcer who played for Anaheim when the Ducks won the Stanley Cup in 2007.
''I said it at the end of the year and it still holds true today and last week and four months ago,'' Clemmensen said. ''I want to be a Panther. I'm just glad we were able to reach a deal and I'm able to remain a Panther. I'm very excited about it.''
Panthers general manager Dale Tallon said the team is still aiming to add offense, but was satisfied with Sunday's work.
''They are hockey...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Florida Panthers and goalie Scott Clemmensen have agreed to a two-year contract extension.
Clemmensen was 14-6-6 in 30 regular-season appearances last season for the Southeast Division champions, and was 1-2 with a 2.35 goals-against average in the playoffs against New Jersey.
Clemmensen will be entering his fourth year with the Panthers this fall.
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The Florida Panthers re-signed goaltender Scott Clemmensen to a two-year contract before he became an unrestricted free agent, the team announced Sunday. Terms of the deal were not announced. "Scott is a high-character, hard-working player who is a true professional in every sense," general manager Dale Tallon said. "He stepped in and played very well in some tough...
Goaltender Scott Clemmensen is staying with the Florida Panthers, and defenseman Filip Kuba is returning after more than a decade away.
The Panthers announced a two-year extension for Clemmensen on Sunday, their first official move in the NHL's free agency period. Not long afterward, the team announced another two-year deal with Kuba - a 1995 draft pick by Florida who last played...
2012 NHL Free Agency
Defenseman Jason Garrison reportedly will sign a six-year deal with the Vancouver Canucks.
The new contract is worth $4.6 million per year, TSN.com reported Sunday.
Garrison, 27, had a career year in 2011-12 with 16 goals and 17 assists in 77 games with the Florida Panthers. The offensive-minded defenseman added a goal and two assists for the Panthers in the...
via Florida Panthers, Florida Panthers Executive VP & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with RW George Parros.
“George is a physical player who adds toughness to our line-up,” said Tallon. “He is a high-character, hard-working player who is respected throughout the league. We look forward to George’s...
Defenseman Jason Garrison reportedly will sign a six-year deal with the Vancouver Canucks. The new contract is worth $4.6 million per year, TSN.com reported Sunday. Garrison, 27, had a career year in 2011-12 with 16 goals and 17 assists in 77 games with the Florida Panthers. The offensive-minded defenseman added a goal and two assists for the Panthers in the playoffs at the end...
Forward Mikael Samuelsson is rejoining the team with whom he won a Stanley Cup in 2008. The Detroit Red Wings agreed to terms on a two-year contract Sunday, the team announced. Samuelsson, 35, was the third unrestricted free agent to sign with the Red Wings, joining goaltender Jonas Gustavsson and forward Damien Brunner. Samuelsson spent last season with the Florida Panthers...
Happy Canada Day…finally
Has Vancouver‘s Mike Gillis made another smart signing, or is the contract too good to be true?
General Manager Gillis made the most of the opening day of NHL free agency, signing former Florida Panthers defenceman Jason Garrison to a six-year $4.6 million dollar deal on Sunday.
With Justin Schultz headed to Edmonton, Sami Salo signing with Tampa Bay...
Free-agent defenseman Filip Kuba signed a two-year, $8 million contract with the Florida Panthers, NHL.com reported, based on Twitter from his agent, Rich Evans. Kuba figures to be a replacement for Jason Garrison, who is an unrestricted free agent. Kuba, 35, had 32 points in 73 games with the Ottawa Senators last season.