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Matheson will be a healthy scratch on Thursday.

Matheson has had a tough season so far, scoring just one goal with two assists in 25 games. Matheson played just 13:41 TOI on Tuesday and will be scratched in favour of Mark Pysyk on Thursday night. Coach Quenneville called it “not an easy thing to do," especially when you consider that Matheson has seven years left on a deal that carries a $4.875M AAV cap-hit.

Source: George Richards 12/12/19, 1:45 pm EST

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The Panthers have signed Michael Matheson to an eight-year deal worth $39M ($4.875M AAV).

Matheson, 23, was the No.23 pick in 2012 and has become a big part of the Panthers’ blueline, averaging over 21 minutes per game last year and through the first two games of this season. He has some offensive ability to his game and should be able to top his 17 points (7G / 10A) from last season.

Source: Florida Panthers 10/9/17, 6:54 am EST

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