Panthers Loan Sateri to T-BirdsMar 26, 2018
SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have returned goaltender Harri Sateri to the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds.
Sateri, 28, has appeared in nine games with Florida this season, owning a 4-4-0 record with a 2.92 goals against average and a .911 save percentage. The 6-foot-1 native of Toijala, Finland was voted the NHL’s second star of the week for the week ending Feb. 4 after posting a 3-0-0 record, 1.67 goals against average and .946 save percentage.
Over 21 games with Springfield, Sateri has posted a 10-7-2 record, 2.57 goals against average, and .917 save percentage.
He was originally selected by the San Jose Sharks in the fourth round (106th overall) of the 2008 NHL Draft.
In a corresponding move, the Thunderbirds have also returned goaltender Evan Cowley to the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL. In 14 games earlier this season with Springfield, Cowley holds a 5-5-0-0 record with a 3.13 goals against average and a .901 save percentage. Cowley joins the Thunderbirds as they begin their two-game weekend in Rochester on Saturday night.
Springfield Thunderbirds fans are encouraged to visit www.SpringfieldThunderbirds.com to learn more about 2018-19 Thunderbirds Season Ticket Memberships. Packages include a wide range of benefits, including the lowest prices for the 2019 AHL All Star Classic presented by MGM Springfield. For more information or to order now, call (413) 739-GOAL (4625) or visit www.SpringfieldThunderbirds.com.