Forty-four year old Eddie Belfour is looking to return to the NHL for the 2009-10 season.
Ed Belfour has signed a contract to play in Sweden.
A newspaper in Sweden is reporting that netminder, Ed Belfour, is on the verge of signing a deal with Leksand of the Swedish Elite League.
By trading Chris Gratton earlier in the week the Panthers cleared $1.5 million of cap room to possibly take on the contract of a goalie via a trade.
It is very likely that the Panthers will re-sign 42-year-old Ed Belour to be their starting goaltender in 2007-08.
Ed Belfour wants a raise to return as the Panthers' number one goalie next season.
Ed Belfour and Ville Peltonen have agreed to a plea bargain for their arrest last month in Miami.
Ed Belfour and Ville Peltonen were arrested early Monday morning in Miami.
Ed Belfour stopped 20 of 22 shots outdueling Johan Holmqvist in the Panthers' 7-2 win over the Lightning in the latest installment of the battle of Florida.
Ed Belfour will play on Friday night against Tampa Bay.
Ed Belfour will be the team's starting goalie as long as their playoff chances remain alive.
Ed Belfour will start against the Devils on Saturday night.
Ed Belfour has started a Panthers record 25 consecutive games.
Ed Belfour stopped 24 shots to lead the Panthers to a 4-1 win over Philadelphia on Tuesday.