Ryan Lomberg latest Florida Panthers player to get extension
The Florida Panthers have been happy to extend a number of their players and on Thursday, Ryan Lomberg got his.
According to CapFriendly.com, the Panthers signed Lomberg to a two-year extension worth an average of $800,000 per season.
Lomberg is in the final year of the two-year deal he signed with Florida prior to the 2021 season.
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Over the past few months, the Panthers have signed players such as Sasha Barkov, Sam Bennett, Sam Reinhart, Anthony Duclair and Gus Forsling to contract extensions.
MacKenzie Weegar got a three-year deal before last season.
Pending free agents following this season now include Joe Thornton, Frank Vatrano and Noel Acciari.
Lomberg, 27, is a sparkplug player on Florida’s fourth line who has seen his role increase over the past few weeks.
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After scoring two goals with four points in 34 games last season, Lomberg has a goal and three points in 10 games in this one.
Lomberg got his goal on Nov. 16 against the Islanders, part of a three-game point streak.
“I like seeing Lomby score,” coach Andrew Brunette said after that game. “Kind of makes my day, actually.”
FLORIDA PANTHERS ON DECK
FLORIDA PANTHERS AT WASHINGTON CAPITALS
- WHEN: Friday, 5 p.m.
- WHERE: Capital One Arena, Washington
- TV/STREAMING: Bally Sports Florida
- RADIO: WQAM 560
- Last season: Did not play
- This season: @Florida 5, Washington 4 (OT), Nov. 4