Nick Bjugstad RUMORS & NEWS

  • Panthers' Bjugstad didn't make trip to Brooklyn

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It seems all season long the Florida Panthers have been unable to keep their young blossoming star centers Nick Bjugstad and Vincent Trocheck on the ice at the same time. And it looks like it won't be any different for Game 6 Sunday night in the Barclays Center after Bjugstad sustained an..." April 24

  • Panthers activate forward Bjugstad from IR

    NHL.com "Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has activated forward Nick Bjugstad from injured reserve. The 23-year old Bjugstad has recorded 12 points (7-5-12) in 23 games with Florida this season. " January 03

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    Nick Bjugstad on ice for #FlaPanthers practice... Wearing the orang

  • Panthers' Nick Bjugstad out indefinitely, coach says

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Sitting in the middle of a critical eight-game stretch against Eastern Conference foes, the Florida Panthers will have to try to rebound from a two-game losing streak without the services of center Nick Bjugstad and defenseman Alex Petrovic. Florida opened the key eight-game stretch with a..." December 10

  • Panthers' Bjugstad to miss next two games

    NHL.com "Florida Panthers forward Nick Bjugstad is expected to miss the next two games with an upper-body injury, according to the Florida Sun Sentinel. The nature of the injury was not specified, but Panthers coach Gerard Gallant told the Sun Sentinel it isn't a back injury. Bjugstad had back surgery..." December 02

  • Nick Bjugstad returns to Panthers lineup after back surgery ended his 2014-15 season

    Miami Herald "Few players were more ready to get training camp going and get back to a normal hockey routine than Nick Bjugstad. A herniated disk cut last season short for Bjugstad as he underwent surgery in March to relieve pain so severe general manager Dale Tallon said even tying his shoes was an..." September 20

  • Nick Bjugstad expected to miss Lightning game at least

    Miami Herald "The Panthers left for their final road trip of the regular season Monday, a five-game jaunt which will help decide whether it truly does become their last road trip of the year. Florida opens the trip in Tampa where the high-scoring Lightning await ready to avenge its loss in Sunrise earlier..." March 23

  • Panthers commit to Nick Bjugstad for six years

    Sporting News "The cash-poor Panthers are making a sizable investment in their future. They've signed their leading scorer, center Nick Bjugstad, to a six-year contract worth $4.1 million per year, The Miami Herald reported late Tuesday. An announcement is expected Wednesday. Bjugstad, 22, could have..." December 31

  • Panthers await production from centers Bjugstad, Barkov

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "To say that goals have been tough to come by for the Florida Panthers is like pointing out that ice is cold. They have scored more than one goal in only two of their first seven games. It’s not surprising the Panthers have the fewest goals in the NHL, 10, considering their top two centers..." October 30

  • Panthers young centers excelling

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon is a huge proponent of being strong down the middle of the ice, where tall, strong, versatile centers roam. That pertains to the draft, where he selected 6-foot-3 Aleksander Barkov with the second overall pick last June and 6-6 Nick Bjugstad, the 19th..." November 30

  • Panthers rookie Nick Bjugstad enjoyed a Wild ride to NHL

    Fox Sports Florida "Nick Bjugstad will never forget that night in April 2003. The Minnesota Wild his favorite team were in the midst of a Game 7 overtime battle against the Colorado Avalanche trying to capture their first playoff series victory. Tucked away in bed on a school night the 10-year-old Bjugstad..." October 18

  • Bjugstad poised to make season debut Tuesday

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Panthers center Nick Bjugstad traveled with the team to Nashville on Monday and there's a good chance he'll make his season debut Tuesday against the Predators. Bjugstad practiced Monday for the first time since sustaining a concussion Sept. 8 in the final game of a rookie tournament. Coach..." October 15

  • Panthers first day of camp report; Nick Bjugstad out with concussion

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "A couple of quick hits coming out of the Panthers first day of training camp Thursday morning is that highly touted prospect Nick Bjugstad was a no-show because he sustained a concussion in the last rookie tournament game Sunday and is undergoing NHL-mandated concussion procedures. Bjugstad the..." September 12