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The Panthers have signed Rodrigo Abols to a two-year contract, entry-level contract.

Abols, 23, was originally selected in the seventh-round of the 2016 draft by the Canucks before spending the last two season in the Swedish Elite League. The Latvian centre had 18 goals and eight assists (26 points) in 45 games with Orebro HK this past season.

Source: Florida Panthers 05/31/19, 1:21 pm EST

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The Panthers signed Aleksi Heponiemi to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Heponiemi, 20, was a second-round pick (No.40 overall) in the 2017 draft and had 16 goals and 30 assists (46 points) in 50 games with Karpat of the Finnish Elite League. The Finnish centre had 204 points (56G / 148A) across two seasons with Swift Current (WHL) before returning to Finland this season.

Source: Florida Panthers 05/24/19, 10:37 am EST

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Montembeault will start Thursday vs. the Islanders.

Montembeault allowed three goals on 18 shots after replacing Roberto Luongo in the Panthers 6-1 loss in Montreal on March 26th. Montembeault has gone 0-3-0 with a 4.52 GAA and .856 SV% in his last five appearances (four starts). The 22-year-old is 2-1-1 with a 3.26 AA and .883 SV% in four starts on home-ice this season.

Source: George Richards 04/4/19, 9:57 am EST

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