The Florida Panthers have re-signed with defenseman Alexander Petrovic on a $1.95 million, one-year deal.
General Manager Dale Tallon called Petrovic dependable and “plays the game with an edge, and has grown into a strong shutdown defender”
Petrovic played 67 games last season, which was a career-high, while averaging 15 minutes on ice a night.
He acclimated 13 points for the season, including a game winning goal in Carolina on April 2nd that helped with their playoff push.
Drafted by the Panthers in the second-round in 2010, Petrovic has appeared in 228 regular-season NHL games and has 5 goals and 43 assists.