SUNRISE, FLA - Florida Panthers
Executive Vice President & General Manager Dale Tallon
announced today that the club has recalled D Tyson Strachan
from the San Antonio Rampage
Strachan, 27, played in 15 games with Florida this season scoring one goal while netting two assists. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound defenseman made his Florida Panthers
debut on Jan. 24 vs. Philadelphia, registering his first Panthers point, an assist, on Feb. 1 vs. Washington. He scored his first National Hockey League goal on Feb. 12, in Florida's 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders
The Melfort, Sask., native registered a plus-1 rating in San Antonio's 5-4 overtime victory vs. the Chicago Wolves
Thursday in Game 1 of their AHL playoff series. Strachan registered 17 points (3-14-17) in 50 games with the Rampage this regular season.
For his career in the NHL, Strachan has appeared in 82 games with St. Louis (2008-11) and Florida (2012), scoring one goal with eight assists and 87 PIM. He was drafted by Carolina in the fifth round (137th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Strachan signed a one-year contract extension with Florida on Feb. 15.