Panthers Return Lojek From Rochester To Everblades

ESTERO, Fla. � The Florida Everblades announced that the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League have reassigned rookie defenseman Martin Lojek from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League to the Everblades.

The Everblades are the ECHL affiliate of the Panthers and the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League and the Lowell Lock Monsters of the AHL.

Selected in the fourth round (105th overall) by Florida in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft and under contract to the Panthers, the 20-year-old has 10 points (2g-8a) and 30 penalty minutes in 17 games with the Everblades and two points (1g-1a) and 12 penalty minutes in 12 games with Rochester.

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