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 Adirondackâ€¦Made professional debut with the Admirals on 03/17/10 at Wilkes-Barre/Scrantonâ€¦Traded by Windsor (OHL) to Belleville as part of a seven-player deal on 01/05/10â€¦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 12/02/10â€¦Registered two assists and finished with a +3 rating for Slovakia at the 2010 IIHF World Championshipsâ€¦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 Championshipsâ€¦Was teammates with Admirals netminder Jaroslav Janus with Slovakia at the 2009 World Junior Championshipsâ€¦Led Slovakia and ranked third in tournament scoring at the 2008 Under-18 World Championships.