SUNRSISE, FLA – Florida Panthers
Executive Vice President & General Manager Dale Tallon
announced today that the club has agreed to terms with RW Matt Bradley
on a two-year contract and C Greg Rallo
on a one-year contract, two-way contract.
“We are very pleased to have signed Matt,” said Tallon. “He is a veteran, high character, hard working forward who adds depth and a physical presence to our line-up.”
Bradley, 33, has played in 630 National Hockey League games with San Jose (2000-03), Pittsburgh (2003-04) and Washington (2005-11) scoring 56 goals with 85 assists and 531 PIM. The 6-foot-3, 210-poound winger has played in 47 post season contests registering 11 points (3-8-11). He has spent the last six seasons playing for the Washington, recording a career best 24 points (10-14-24) during the 2009-10 season, while placing among the club’s top five in hits for the last four years.
The Stittsville, Ontario native was drafted by San Jose with their fourth choice (102nd overall) in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft.
Rallo, 29, played in 78 games with the Texas Stars
(AHL) during the 2010-11 season and paced the club in goals (26) and points (54), while ranking second on the team in assists (28). The Gurnee, Illinois native attending training camp with the Dallas Stars
, before being assigned to Texas last season.
Prior to turning pro, Rallo played four years of college hockey at Ferris State University (2002-06). He was selected as Ferris State's Most Valuable Player following the 2005-06 season, in which he led the Bulldogs in almost every offensive category, scoring 17 goals with 22 assists in 40 games played.