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Alex Petrovic | Defenseman | #6

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 3/3/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 206
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (36) / FLA
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The Florida Panthers have signed Alex Petrovic to a one-year deal worth roughly $1.8 million, according to TSN's Bob McKenzie.
Petrovic had one goal and 13 assists in 49 games with the Panthers last season. He doesn't provide much in terms of offense, but he can play a steady defensive game. Petrovic also tends to play with an edge to his game. The 25-year-old doesn't have any fantasy value going into next season. Jun 30 - 7:50 PM

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It will be interesting who the Vegas Golden Knights select off the Panthers' roster.

There apparently are quite a few interesting options based on the projected Panthers' protected list. At least one of Alex Petrovic, Jason Demers and Mark Pysyk will be available on the blueline and either Jussi Jokinen or Derek McKenzie will be exposed up front. It doesn't appear the Panthers have made any deals with Vegas to protect any of these players.
Jun 18 - 9:17 AM

One player who could benefit from the Panthers' hiring of Bog Boughner as coach could be Alex Petrovic.

Petrovic is a rugged defenseman who plays the game a little like Boughner did when the latter was known as the "Boogieman" during his time in the NHL. It must be said, however, that Petrovic has more offensive potential than Boughner ever did. If Boughner gets the Florida head coaching gig, look for him to take Petrovic under his wing.
Jun 11 - 9:14 AM

Alex Petrovic contributed two assists in a 6-5 overtime victory versus the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday.

He has chipped in three helpers, with a plus-5 rating, in the last two contests. Petrovic has registered four of his nine points this season in six matches since returning to the lineup from a broken ankle.
Feb 16 - 8:39 AM

Alex Petrovic will return to action Thursday against Tampa Bay.

Through 16 games so far this season the veteran blue liner has posted five points along with 16 blocks and 31 hits.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 26 - 7:37 PM

Alex Petrovic (ankle) is expected to play Thursday night.

Petrovic hasn't played since Nov. 15 because of a broken ankle. He has five points and a plus-8 rating in 16 games this season.
Jan 25 - 1:16 PM

Alex Petrovic (ankle) may return to the lineup Thursday.

According to a source, he has been cleared for contact, so he could practice fully on Wednesday to get ready to face the Tampa Bay Lightning. Petrovic has missed the last 33 games with a broken ankle.
Jan 25 - 10:31 AM

It is possible that Alex Petrovic will play a game before the All-Star break.

Panther's GM and interim coach Tom Rowe told reporters that Petrovic could play in the team's final game before the All-Star break Thursday night against the Lightning. He has been out of action since November 15th with a broken ankle.
Jan 22 - 10:39 AM

Alex Petrovic (ankle) is expected to miss another four weeks.

He had surgery on his broken ankle in late November and was initially give a six-to-eight week timetable. Petrovic hasn't played since Nov. 15.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 06:42:00 PM

Alex Petrovic had surgery Tuesday on his ankle.

He is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks. Petrovic has contributed one goal, four assists, 31 hits and a plus-8 rating in 16 matches.
Wed, Nov 23, 2016 10:09:00 AM

Alex Petrovic is expected to miss eight weeks with a broken ankle.

The Panthers were hoping that Petrovic would be available to return this week, but that obviously won't be the case now as he could miss about two months. He has already missed three contests due to the injury and Florida's defense will have to make some adjustments without him in the lineup.
Mon, Nov 21, 2016 02:49:00 PM

Alex Petrovic (lower body) could be ready to return on Tuesday versus Philadelphia.

Coach Gerard Gallant hopes to have Petrovic back in the fold soon. He has missed the last three games with a lower-body injury.
Mon, Nov 21, 2016 10:35:00 AM

The Florida Panthers have placed Alex Petrovic on injured reserve.

He suffered a lower-body injury after blocking a shot against the Canadiens on Tuesday night. While the Panthers are traveling through Eastern Canada right now, Petrovic is back in South Florida. He's day-to-day at this point.
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 10:31:00 AM

Alex Petrovic won't play Thursday due to a lower-body injury.

He is expected to sit out the rest of Florida's road trip, so Dylan McIlrath will probably make his Panthers debut against Toronto.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 06:54:00 PM

Alex Petrovic netted his first goal of 2016-17 in Florida's 4-3 overtime win over Montreal on Tuesday.

He got the Panthers on the board nearly three minutes after Max Pacioretty gave the Canadiens a 1-0 lead. Petrovic has contributed five points and a plus-8 rating through 16 games this campaign.
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 10:22:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Aleksander Barkov
2Vincent Trocheck
3Nick Bjugstad
4Derek MacKenzie
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Jared McCann
3Denis Malgin
4Connor Brickley
5Micheal Haley
RW1Evgenii Dadonov
2Radim Vrbata
3Owen Tippett
4Colton Sceviour
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Keith Yandle
3Michael Matheson
4Alex Petrovic
5Mark Pysyk
6Ian McCoshen
7MacKenzie Weegar
G1Roberto Luongo
2James Reimer