SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers Executive VP & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has acquired a fourth round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for C Jerred Smithson.
Smithson, 34, has played in 578 NHL games with Los Angeles, Nashville and Florida, recording 95 points (38-57-95) and 352 PIM. Acquired from Nashville in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft on Feb. 24, 2012, Smithson recorded six points (2-4-6) and 14 PIM in 51 games with the Panthers.
Florida hosts the Washington Capitals Saturday at 7:30 PM and the Ottawa Senators on Sunday at 6:00pm. Both games can be seen live on FOX Sports Florida and heard on 560 WQAM.
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