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Ian McCoshen | Defenseman | #12

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (22) / 8/5/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 217
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 2 (31) / FLA
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Ian McCoshen got his first NHL goal in a 5-2 win over St. Louis on Thursday night.
He got the Panthers on the board early in the second period shortly after Paul Stastny gave the Blues a 1-0 lead. McCoshen has five hits, two blocks and one point through three matches this year. Oct 13 - 8:43 AM

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Ian McCoshen has a chance to crack Florida's top-six defense group following the trade that sent Jason Demers to Arizona.

McCoshen and MacKenzie Weegar were candidates for the Panthers' seventh defense spot going into camp, but now they can earn larger roles. McCoshen sees himself as a shutdown blueliner and he feels more confident at his second NHL training camp.
Sep 18 - 10:37 AM

Ian McCoshen will play on Saturday against Buffalo.

One game, one point for the 21-year-old defender. He picked up four goals and 16 points in 65 games this season down on the farm.
Apr 8 - 2:47 PM

Ian McCoshen got his first NHL point in his first game Thursday night.

He registered an assist on a goal by Vincent Trocheck during the second period. "You don't anticipate getting a point in your first game," McCoshen said. "You're just trying to play simple, get pucks in and out, play physical but it's always nice." The 21-year-old defender also had one hit and one block, while logging 13:47 of ice time.
Apr 7 - 9:12 AM

Ian McCoshen will get his first taste of NHL action on Thursday, according to interim coach Tom Rowe.

He will be a healthy scratch on Monday against Montreal. McCoshen was called up from the minors over the weekend.
Apr 3 - 5:38 PM

Florida recalled Ian McCoshen on Sunday afternoon.

The 21-year-old has done well through his first tour of pro hockey, posting four goals and 16 points in 65 games for AHL Springfield.
Apr 2 - 6:11 PM

Ian McCoshen has been sent down by Florida.

He wasn't going to be in the team's top-six group, so he'll get more playing time in the minors. Steven Kampfer will serve as the seventh defenseman instead.
Tue, Oct 11, 2016 10:39:00 AM

Ian McCoshen is hoping to make a great first impression this fall.

McCoshen is making the jump to pro hockey after spending the last three seasons at Boston College. "I have to make a nice first impression,’’ McCoshen said. "I need to get to know the players here, but also establish my game heading into training camp. It’s different here and I was talking to Mike about the transition. He said not to go in with too many expectations or they will just mount on your shoulders. I don’t want that." The 21-year-old was Florida's second round pick, 31st overall, in 2013. There's a good chance he'll start the season in the minors.
Sat, Sep 17, 2016 03:15:00 PM

The Florida Panthers signed prospect Ian McCoshen to a three-year, entry-level contract worth $925K per season.

McCoshen was Florida's second round pick, 31st overall, in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. The 20-year-old had spent each of the last three seasons as Boston College. He picked up six goals and 21 points in 40 games. With the departure of Erik Gudbranson and the potential exits of Willie Mitchell and Brian Campbell in free agency, McCoshen could crack the Panthers lineup next season.
Sun, Jun 19, 2016 07:36:00 PM

Ian McCoshen is reportedly close to signing with Florida.

He has spent the last three seasons with Boston College. McCoshen was chosen in the second round of the 2013 NHL Draft by Florida with the 31st overall pick.
Wed, Jun 15, 2016 01:13:00 PM

The Florida Panthers selected defenseman Ian McCoshen with the first pick of the second round Sunday.

A polished two-way defenseman with size, speed and spirit, McCoshen shows promise and purpose when carrying the puck and is aggressive when battling with forwards. The big American played top-tier minutes for Waterloo this past season and scored 44 points in 53 games with a plus-35 rating. He can potentially fill a second-pairing role in the NHL thanks to his powerful point shot, natural defensive capabilities and playmaking smarts. Committed to Boston College next year, McCoshen will need to improve his skating mechanics and gain more experience before making the leap to the pros.
Sun, Jun 30, 2013 06:22:00 PM

Depth Charts

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