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Alex Petrovic | Defenseman | #6

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/3/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 206
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (36) / FLA
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Alex Petrovic scored a rare goal Wednesday night and it ended up giving the Florida Panthers an important victory in their first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders.
He has scored two goals in 112 regular-season games during parts of four NHL years, but broke a 1-1 tie early in the third to give the Panthers a 2-1 victory. The Panthers and Isles now are tied 2-2 in the best-of-seven, first-round series. Teddy Purcell scored the Panthers' first goal on a power play at 15:19 of the first period. It was Purcell's second goal of the series. Drawing an assist on Purcell's goal was Jaromir Jagr, marking the 200th postseason point of his illustrious career. Apr 20 - 11:51 PM

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Alex Petrovic will get back into the lineup on Tuesday against Montreal.

He has been scratched since Mar. 29, but will play because of an injury to Erik Gudbranson. Petrovic had an assist in three straight games along with a plus-5 rating prior to being removed from the lineup.
Apr 5 - 1:09 PM

Alex Petrovic had a Gordie Howe hat trick in Tuesday's 7-4 win over Buffalo.

He picked up a goal and an assist, while getting into three fights with Sabres forward Evander Kane. Petrovic finished the contest with a plus-4 rating and 29 penalty minutes. Don't look for him to have a game like that again. Petrovic has just nine points in 41 games this season.
Feb 10 - 10:28 AM

Alex Petrovic will return to the Panthers' blueline on Tuesday against the Senators.

Petrovic will pair with captain Willie Mitchell to create Florida's third defensive unit. This will be his first game of the month, missing the last four weeks due to a foot injury suffered blocking an Alex Ovechkin shot. With three points, 18 PIMs, 24 blocks , and 58 hits in 21 games, Petrovic's value appears limited.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 07:22:00 PM

Alex Petrovic (foot) has been taken off the injured reserve list.

Petrovic has three assists in 21 games this season. He last played on Nov. 27.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 06:20:00 PM

Alex Petrovic is ready to return from his foot/ankle issue.

He has been medically cleared to play and could be back in the lineup on Tuesday. Petrovic has been sidelined since Nov. 27.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 08:37:00 AM

Alex Petrovic resumed skating on Friday.

He has missed the Panthers' last seven games with a foot/ankle injury but finally returned to the ice. Petrovic will need to practice before returning to game action but the good news is that he did travel with the Panthers to Boston for Saturday afternoon's contest against the Bruins. Consider Petrovic day-to-day.
Sat, Dec 12, 2015 09:45:00 AM

Alex Petrovic (foot/ankle) may resume skating later this week.

He has been sidelined since Nov. 27 due to the lower-body ailment. Petrovic has three assists and 58 hits in 21 games this season.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 08:17:00 AM

Alex Petrovic will miss at least a week with a foot injury.

According to Harvey Fialkov, the injury was originally sustained blocking an Alex Ovechkin shot. It's worth noting that the Panthers last played the Capitals on Halloween and Petrovic has played in each of Florida's 11 games since. Through 21 games this season Petrovic has three points, 18 PIMs, 24 blocks, and 58 hits.
Sat, Nov 28, 2015 09:05:00 PM

Alex Petrovic (lower body) was in the lineup Wednesday.

He left last Saturday's game against Washington after blocking a shot, but X-rays came back negative and he was OK to play after skipping Monday's practice. Petrovic posted two shots and a plus-1 rating in 16:40 of ice time.
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 03:07:00 AM

Alex Petrovic (lower body) didn't skate Monday after he blocked a shot with his shin on Saturday and left the game.

X-rays came back negative and Petrovic is expected to practice on Tuesday. Coach Gerard Gallant said Petrovic was given Monday's session off because it was painful for the defenseman to put on his skate.
Mon, Nov 2, 2015 05:43:00 PM

Alex Petrovic left Saturday's game against Washington after blocking an Alexander Ovechkin shot.

The block led to Jussi Jokinen's goal, but Petrovic was unable to stay in the game after that. His X-rays came back negative, but coach Gerard Gallant didn't mention how long he'd be out.
Sun, Nov 1, 2015 10:29:00 AM

Alex Petrovic will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Florida Panthers.

Steve Kampfer will take his place in the lineup. Petrovic skated in each of Florida's six games coming into tonight. The 23-year-old has averaged just under 19 minutes of ice time per game. Shawn Thornton and Dylan Olsen will also watch Thursday's game from the press box.
Thu, Oct 22, 2015 08:21:00 PM

Alex Petrovic has signed a two-year contract extension with Florida.

Petrovic had three assists and 34 penalty minutes in 33 games with Florida in 2014-15. He also had 20 points and 59 penalty minutes in 41 AHL contests. "We are very pleased to have re-signed Alex," said Panthers GM Dale Tallon. "Alex is a strong, physical defenseman who possesses great size and strength. He took great strides last season, logging valuable minutes for the Panthers. He was one of the Rampage’s top players and was named an American Hockey League All-Star. He is another building block for our team’s future."
Wed, Jul 15, 2015 11:10:00 PM

Alex Petrovic has been assigned to the minors.

He suited up in 33 games with the Panthers this year. During that time, he earned three assists, 76 hits and 34 penalty minutes.
Mon, Apr 13, 2015 02:44:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Aleksander Barkov
2Vincent Trocheck
3Nick Bjugstad
4Derek MacKenzie
5Greg McKegg
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Jussi Jokinen
3Jared McCann
4Jonathan Marchessault
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Reilly Smith
3Colton Sceviour
4Shawn Thornton
5Logan Shaw
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Keith Yandle
3Jason Demers
4Mark Pysyk
5Alex Petrovic
6Jakub Kindl
7Michael Matheson
G1Roberto Luongo
2James Reimer
3Reto Berra