Panthers acquire Danick Martel from Lightning for Anthony Greco


Tampa Bay Lightning forward Danick Martel (61) and Florida Panthers center Derek MacKenzie (17) go for the puck during the third period of a preseason NHL hockey game Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (Lynne Sladky / AP)

The Florida Panthers have acquired forward Danick Martel from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for fellow forward Anthony Greco, the team announced Thursday.

Martel is expected to report to the Panthers’ AHL affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds.

The 25-year-old had 30 points in 52 games with the Lightning’s farm team, the Syracuse Crunch, this season.

Martel has appeared in 13 career NHL games with the Lightning and Philadelphia Flyers, recording two assists.

Greco, meanwhile, had 19 points in 37 games with the Thunderbirds.

The 26-year-old has played in a single NHL game last season with the Panthers, going scoreless with a minus-three.

February 21, 2020 - 12:13 pm ET
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