Nick Bjugstad RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nick Bjugstad returns to Panthers lineup after back surgery ended his 2014-15 season

    Miami Herald "Few players were more ready to get training camp going and get back to a normal hockey routine than Nick Bjugstad. A herniated disk cut last season short for Bjugstad as he underwent surgery in March to relieve pain so severe general manager Dale Tallon said even tying his shoes was an..." September 20

  • Nick Bjugstad expected to miss Lightning game at least

    Miami Herald "The Panthers left for their final road trip of the regular season Monday, a five-game jaunt which will help decide whether it truly does become their last road trip of the year. Florida opens the trip in Tampa where the high-scoring Lightning await ready to avenge its loss in Sunrise earlier..." March 23

  • Panthers commit to Nick Bjugstad for six years

    Sporting News "The cash-poor Panthers are making a sizable investment in their future. They've signed their leading scorer, center Nick Bjugstad, to a six-year contract worth $4.1 million per year, The Miami Herald reported late Tuesday. An announcement is expected Wednesday. Bjugstad, 22, could have..." December 31

  • Panthers await production from centers Bjugstad, Barkov

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "To say that goals have been tough to come by for the Florida Panthers is like pointing out that ice is cold. They have scored more than one goal in only two of their first seven games. It’s not surprising the Panthers have the fewest goals in the NHL, 10, considering their top two centers..." October 30

  • Panthers young centers excelling

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon is a huge proponent of being strong down the middle of the ice, where tall, strong, versatile centers roam. That pertains to the draft, where he selected 6-foot-3 Aleksander Barkov with the second overall pick last June and 6-6 Nick Bjugstad, the 19th..." November 30

  • Panthers rookie Nick Bjugstad enjoyed a Wild ride to NHL

    Fox Sports Florida "Nick Bjugstad will never forget that night in April 2003. The Minnesota Wild his favorite team were in the midst of a Game 7 overtime battle against the Colorado Avalanche trying to capture their first playoff series victory. Tucked away in bed on a school night the 10-year-old Bjugstad..." October 18

  • Bjugstad poised to make season debut Tuesday

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Panthers center Nick Bjugstad traveled with the team to Nashville on Monday and there's a good chance he'll make his season debut Tuesday against the Predators. Bjugstad practiced Monday for the first time since sustaining a concussion Sept. 8 in the final game of a rookie tournament. Coach..." October 15

  • Panthers first day of camp report; Nick Bjugstad out with concussion

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "A couple of quick hits coming out of the Panthers first day of training camp Thursday morning is that highly touted prospect Nick Bjugstad was a no-show because he sustained a concussion in the last rookie tournament game Sunday and is undergoing NHL-mandated concussion procedures. Bjugstad the..." September 12