The Panthers have assigned Owen Tippett to Mississauga (OHL).
This summer’s No.10 overall pick lasted seven games with the Panthers, registering one goal over that span. Tippett will return to Mississauga, where he had 44 goals 31 assists (75 points) in 60 games last season.
Tippett will make his NHL debut on Tuesday.
Tippett was the No.10 overall pick in this summer’s draft and tonight he will debut on the Panthers’ third line. The 18-year-old winger had 75 points (44G / 31A) in 60 games with Mississauga (OHL) last season and will play with Jared McCann and Jamie McGinn tonight.
The Panthers signed Owen Tippett to a three-year, entry-level contract.
The Florida Panthers select Owen Tippett with the No.10 overall pick.
Tippett might be the best pure goal scorer in this draft class. He has great quickness and an NHL-level shot that saw him lead the Mississauga Steelheads in both goals (44) and points (75).