Panthers Agree to Terms with D Ric Jackman

Friday, 07.28.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / Transactions
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Panthers Agree to Terms with D Ric Jackman

Sunrise, Fla. – Florida Panthers General Manager Mike Keenan announced today that the club has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with D Ric Jackman.

Jackman, 28, posted career highs last season in games played (54), assists (23), points (30) and penalty minutes (52). Jackman was acquired by the Panthers in a trade from Pittsburgh in exchange for C Petr Taticek on March 9, 2006. He appeared in 15 games for the Panthers last season scoring one goal and one assist.

"Ric is a talented defenseman who we are extremely pleased to have reached an agreement with," said Keenan. "He is a skilled and hard working defensive player that will play an important role in the team's success this season."

The 6-foot-2, 197-pound defenseman has played in 200 career contests, scoring 17 goals with 48 assists and 146 penalty minutes. Of Jackman's 17 career goals, 11 of them came on the power play. is the official Web site of the Florida Panthers. Florida Panthers and are trademarks of the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, Ltd. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks and NHL Draft name and logo are trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2016 Florida Panthers Hockey Club, Ltd and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.