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Alex Petrovic | Defenseman | #6

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/3/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 206
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (36) / FLA
Contract: view contract details

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Alex Petrovic will be a restricted free agent for the third time this off-season.
Petrovic got a two-year, $2.1 million contract in 2015 and he signed a one-year, $1.85 million contract in 2017. "I'd love to sign a long-term deal, but they need to trust me coming into next year being a good player," Petrovic said. "Whatever pans out, I'm just going to come in in great shape and just be a good player, play my role. That's all I can control." Apr 13 - 9:41 AM

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Alex Petrovic tallied the game-winning goal Monday night against Carolina.

Petrovic snapped a 2-2 tie with 7:58 remaining in the third period. He helped keep Florida's playoff hopes alive and ended the team's three-game losing streak with his second goal of the season.
Apr 3 - 9:39 AM

Alex Petrovic (lower body) is good to return on Thursday.

Petrovic has missed three of Florida's last four games. He has a goal and 11 points in 57 contests this season.
Mar 22 - 1:40 PM

Alex Petrovic (lower body) could be back in the lineup Thursday night.

Petrovic has sat out three of the last four games due to a lower-body injury. "We want to try to get him into a good spot where he can stay in the lineup" coach Bob Boughner said Wednesday. "I thought a back-to-back wouldn't be the situation to put him in. We're hoping that after today's rest, and tomorrow at morning skate, he feels good enough to go here tomorrow night." If he isn't ready then Ian McCoshen will be in the lineup again.
Mar 22 - 9:52 AM

Alex Petrovic is back on the sidelines with a lower-body injury.

Petrovic got back in the lineup on Monday after missing two games with a lower-body injury. It's unclear if he aggravated something or if this is something new. Ian McCoshen will play against Ottawa instead.
Mar 20 - 5:46 PM

Alex Petrovic (lower body) returned to action on Monday.

Petrovic fought the Canadiens Michael McCarron in the first period Monday and ended the evening with seven penalty minutes. He has only 11 points including one goal in 57 games but his value in fantasy is the penalty minute category where he has 96.
Mar 20 - 1:43 AM

Updating a previous report, Alex Petrovic (lower body) won't suit up tonight against the Edmonton Oilers.

Petrovic was originally listed as a game-time decision but head coach Bob Boughner has confirmed that we will only be seeing the 26-year-old blueliner back in the lineup next week. With just 11 points in 56 games this season, Petrovic has no fantasy value.
Mar 17 - 12:38 PM

Alex Petrovic will be a game-time decision for Saturday's game against the Edmonton Oilers.

He missed Thursday's game because of a lower-body injury and it's unclear if he'll get to suit up this afternoon. The 26-year-old has one goal, 11 points and 89 penalty minutes in 56 games this season.
Mar 17 - 9:00 AM

It looks like Alex Petrovic (lower body) won't play on Thursday.

Petrovic was regarded as a game-time decision. He skated with the Panthers Thursday morning, but didn't join them for the pregame warmups.
Mar 15 - 7:14 PM

Alex Petrovic (lower body) will be a game-time decision Thursday night.

"He's going to test it out this morning and we'll know more after the skate kind of thing," coach Bob Boughner said. "If need be, we put him out for warmup and make a decision after that." Ian McCoshen is ready to step in if Petrovic is unavailable.
Mar 15 - 1:17 PM

Alex Petrovic is listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Petrovic didn't practice Wednesday and should be considered questionable to play Thursday against Boston at this time. He has 11 points and 89 penalty minutes in 56 games this campaign.
Mar 14 - 1:33 PM

Alex Petrovic posted a goal with a plus-1 rating and two blocked shots over 8:40 of ice time in Wednesday's 4-3 win at Vancouver.

Petrovic entered the game with just four assists over his first 42 games, so he isn't someone to target for fantasy purposes in any formats despite the goal on Wednesday. He needs to see more regular ice time and production before he is someone worthy of fantasy consideration.
Feb 15 - 3:38 AM

Alex Petrovic piled up 17 penalty minutes on Tuesday night against Dallas.

Petrovic got five minutes for fighting, two minutes for roughing and a game misconduct at the 14:25 mark of the first period. It was a chippy contest between the two teams, as they combined for 31 penalties and 138 minutes in the sin bin.
Jan 24 - 9:53 AM

Alex Petrovic will be back in the lineup on Monday against New Jersey.

Petrovic has been a healthy scratch for the last eight games, but he will finally get another chance to play. Ian McCoshen will be in the press box instead.
Mon, Nov 27, 2017 05:25:00 PM

The Florida Panthers appear to have scratched Alex Petrovic tonight for their matchup with the Chicago Blackhawks.

Joining Petrovic as a scratch will be Dryden Hunt and Chase Balisy. Petrovic has two assists in 11 games and will sit for the eighth straight game.
Sat, Nov 25, 2017 06:45:00 PM

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