Panthers Recall Tyson Strachan from San Antonio (AHL)

Saturday, 03.3.2012 / 10:10 AM ET / Transactions
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Panthers Recall Tyson Strachan from San Antonio (AHL)
Florida Panthers Executive Vice President & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has recalled D Tyson Strachan from San Antonio (AHL).

Strachan, 27, earns his third recall to Florida this season.  He made his Florida Panthers debut on Jan. 24 vs. Philadelphia and registered 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 against the New York Islanders. He has appeared in 12 games for the Panthers this season registering three points (1-2-3) and five PIM.

For his career in the NHL, Strachan has appeared in 79 games with St. Louis (2008-11) and Florida (2012), scoring one goal with eight assists and 87 PIM.  He was drafted by Carolina in the fifth round (137th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He has played in 35 games with San Antonio (AHL) registering 12 points (3-9-12) and 31 PIM.

The Southeast Division-leading Florida Panthers host the Nashville Predators tonight at 7:30 p.m. The game can be seen on live on FOX Sports Florida and heard on 560 WQAM. 

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