Richard Panik (RW)
Draft: 2009, Tampa Bay, Round 2 (52nd overall)
Acquired: Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Tampa Bay on May 13, 2011
Recorded first pro/AHL/Admirals point with an assist on 03/19/10 vs Adirondack…Made professional debut with the Admirals on 03/17/10 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton…Traded by Windsor (OHL) to Belleville as part of a seven-player deal on 01/05/10…Appeared in two pre-season games with Tampa Bay (NHL) in 2009-10
JUNIOR CAREER NOTES:
2008-09, 2009-10: Traded from Belleville to Guelph on 12/02/10…Registered two assists and finished with a +3 rating for Slovakia at the 2010 IIHF World Championships…Notched two assists in six games with Germany in the 2010 Junior World Championships. Helped lead Slovakia to a fourth-place finish at the 2009 World Junior Championships…Was teammates with Admirals netminder Jaroslav Janus with Slovakia at the 2009 World Junior Championships…Led Slovakia and ranked third in tournament scoring at the 2008 Under-18 World Championships.