October 18, 2021

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Anthony Duclair agrees with the Panthers for a year

Anthony Duclair agrees with the Panthers for a year

(Sunrise) Forward Anthony Duclair has signed a one-season deal with the Florida Panthers.


The Canadian Press

The group has not released financial details of the deal, but various media outlets have reported that Duclair will receive $ 7 1.7 million.

Duclair, 25, played 66 games with the Ottawa Senators last season, scoring 23 goals and 17 assists. However, despite deciding to represent himself in the talks, he did not receive a qualifying offer from the senators at the end of the campaign.

“Anthony is a dynamic and very talented player, he can be a reliable player against crime,” Panthers general manager Bill Zito said in a statement. He got a lot of speed, he was a good scorer and got a chance to be invited to the NHL All-Star Game last season. ”

Point-Claire native Duclair third round pick, 80E Overall, from the New York Rangers in the 2013 draft. In 353 regular season NHL games with the Rangers, Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, Columbus Blue Jackets and Senators, he scored 79 goals and 83 assists.

He previously scored 249 points in 203 regular season games with Quebec Remarks in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Ducklair helped Canada win gold at the 2015 World Junior Hockey Championships, scoring four goals and assists in seven games.