Ville Peltonen
Ville Peltonen
Left Wing
(Vil-A Pel-tuh-nen)
Number: 18
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 182
Shoots: Left
Born: May 24, 1973
Birthplace: Vantaa, Finland
Acquired: Signed as unrestricted free agent on June 26, 2006
Drafted: SJS / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (58th overall)
Completed his sixth season in the NHL, first with Florida and first in the NHL since the 2000-01 season.
Had a career-high 17 goals.
Became first Panthers player to successfully score on a penalty shot on home ice on March 3 vs. Tampa Bay (Marc Denis).
Recorded his first multi-goal game and 4-point game on March 17 vs. NY Islanders.
Missed first 10 games of the season with a shoulder injury.
Recorded his first point as a Panther on Oct. 31 vs. San Jose.
Recorded his first goal as a Panther on Nov. 18 vs. NY Islanders.

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