Panthers Acquire D Bystrom from StarsNov 10, 2017
SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has acquired defenseman Ludwig Bystrom from the Dallas Stars in exchange for defenseman Reece Scarlett.
Florida has loaned Bystrom to its American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds.
Bystrom, 23, has appeared in six games for the Texas Stars (AHL), recording one goal. The six-foot, 175-pound native of Ornskoldsvik, Sweden, has played in 138 career AHL games, producing 36 points (5-31-36) and a plus-14 rating.
He was originally selected by Dallas in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft.
Springfield is next on home ice this Saturday, Nov. 11 for David Ortiz Night as the Thunderbirds host the Laval Rocket at 7:05. From there, the Thunderbirds will host the Providence Bruins on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 3:05 p.m. to round out their busy week.
Springfield Thunderbirds fans are encouraged to visit www.SpringfieldThunderbirds.com to learn more about Thunderbirds Season Ticket Memberships. Packages start at just $12 per game, and Thunderbirds Full Season Ticket Members receive the most benefits, including a refillable collector’s mug and a commemorative jersey. For more information or to order now, call (413) 739-GOAL (4625) or visitwww.SpringfieldThunderbirds.com.