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Jonathan Marchessault | Winger | #81

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 12/27/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 174

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The Florida Panthers have signed winger Jonathan Marchessault to a two-year/$1.5 million contract.
Marchessault was a nice addition to the Tampa Bay Lightning last season and got into 45 games with seven goals and 18 points. Look for similar numbers this season as a bottom six forward so he should not be drafted in fantasy pools at this time. Jul 1 - 12:51 PM

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Jonathan Marchessault is eligible for unrestricted free agency in July, but he could be back with the Lightning.

There is interest on both sides for him to return to Tampa Bay, where he played 45 games last season. Marchessault recorded seven goals and 18 points.
Jun 21 - 10:26 AM

Jonathan Marchessault will be a healthy scratch in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final.

Like they did in Game 4, the Bolts will use 11 forwards and seven defensemen against the Penguins. The 25-year-old had one assist in five postseason games in 2016. Mike Blunden and Nikita Nesterov will also watch from the press box.
May 22 - 8:11 PM

Jonathan Marchessault suited up in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final.

He was a healthy scratch in the first game of the series, but got to play against Pittsburgh on Monday because Ryan Callahan was absent due to the flu. Marchessault had an assist and three shots in just 8:14 of ice time. It was the first playoff point of his NHL career.
May 17 - 8:24 AM

Jonathan Marchessault got back into the lineup on Sunday.

He posted one shot in 6:53 of ice time in Game 5's 4-0 victory. Marschessault played in three games during Tampa Bay's second-round series. His return bumped Michael Blunden to the press box.
May 9 - 10:10 AM

Jonathan Marchessault made his 2016 playoff debut on Wednesday night.

He was a healthy scratch for five straight games in Round 1 against Detroit. Marchessault logged just 4:34 of ice time versus the Islanders in Game 1.
Apr 28 - 8:21 AM

Jonathan Marchessault will be a healthy scratch in Game 5 against the Red Wings.

The 25-year-old hasn't played in any of the games in this series. Slater Koekkoek will also watch the game from the press box. Tampa Bay's black aces are made up of Dylan Blujus, Anthony DeAngelo, Adam Erne, Matthew Peca, Brayden Point, Matt Taormina, Tanner Richard, Tye McGinn, Joel Vermin, Luke Witkowski, Adam Wilcox and Kristers Gudlevskis. A win in Game 5 would send the Bolts to the second round of the playoffs.
Apr 21 - 7:06 PM

Jonathan Marchessault and Erik Condra will be scratched for Tuesday's Game 4 match against Detroit.

This will be the fourth straight game in the press box during the playoffs for Marchessault. Meanwhile, Condra saw just seven shifts during his one game of action thus far in the series.
Apr 19 - 6:21 PM

Jonathan Marchessault and Matt Taormina will be scratched for Sunday's Game 3 against Detroit.

Neither player has managed to crack the lineup this postseason, despite a battered up Lighting team. Which perhaps tells you all you need to know about their standing on the roster.
Source: Paul Harris
Apr 17 - 5:35 PM

Jonathan Marchessault, Erik Condra, and Matt Taormina will each be scratched for Friday's Game 2 against Detroit.

Through 45 games Marchessault posted seven goals and 18 points with 61 hits. Pretty good rates, but it's clear why he's in rotation rather than a more permanent slot.
Source: Corey Long
Apr 15 - 6:13 PM

Jonathan Marchessault is a healthy scratch for Game 1 on Wednesday.

Marchessault was projected to draw into the lineup if Tyler Johnson (upper body) was unavailable. Johnson was a game-time decision, but he was almost put into the lineup.
Apr 13 - 7:13 PM

Jonathan Marchessault is expected to be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the New Jersey Devils.

Marchessault didn't skate on any particular line during Tampa Bay's morning skate earlier today which likely indicates that he won't play. The 25-year-old has seven goals and 18 points in 44 games this season.
Apr 7 - 6:24 PM

Jonathan Marchessault will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The 25-year-old has seven goals and 17 points in 43 games this season. This will be his second time watching from the press box in the last two games. Slater Koekkoek will join him in the press box.
Apr 4 - 7:05 PM

Jonathan Marchessault will be a healthy scratch Saturday night against the Devils.

Marchessault played 11:21 Thursday against the Canadiens while also recording his first fighting major. he has seven goals and 17 points in 43 games this year.
Apr 2 - 6:48 PM

Jonathan Marchessault participated in his first career NHL fight on Thursday night.

He dropped the gloves with Montreal defender Darren Dietz early in the second period. Marchessault had one fighting major in the AHL and three in junior with Quebec, according to He had a minus-3 rating in 11:21 of playing time against the Canadiens so .
Apr 1 - 9:01 AM

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