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Florida Panthers Agree To Terms With D Tyson Strachan On One-Year Contract Extension

Wednesday, 02.15.2012 / 10:30 AM ET / Transactions
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Florida Panthers Agree To Terms With D Tyson Strachan On One-Year Contract Extension
Defenseman Tyson Strachan (far right) celebrates his first NHL goal scored against the NY Islanders on February 12th.
SUNRSISE, FLA – Florida Panthers Executive Vice President & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to terms with D Tyson Strachan on a one-year contract extension. 
 
Strachan, 27, made his Florida Panthers debut on Jan. 24 vs. Philadelphia, registering his first Panthers point, an assist on Feb. 1 vs. Washington. He scored his first National Hockey League goal on Feb. 12 in Florida’s 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders. The 6-foot-2, 215-pound defenseman has registered three points (1-2-3) in eight games, while averaging more than 15 minutes of ice time per game since being recalled on Jan. 23. 
 
For his career in the NHL, Strachan has appeared in 75 games with St. Louis (2008-11) and Florida (2012), scoring one goal with eight assists and 82 PIM.  The Melfort, Sask., native was drafted by Carolina in the fifth round (137th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
 
The first-place Panthers begin a four-game home stand tonight when they host the Ottawa Senators at 7:30 p.m. The game can only be heard on 560 WQAM and 760 ESPN (Palm Beaches).
 
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