Report: Campbell wants to be moved by Panthers

Brian Campbell has been an important player for the Panthers.

Unlike most people towards the end of their career, Brian Campbell wants to leave Florida.

The 35-year-old defenceman is hoping to be moved by the Florida Panthers, according to a report by Andy Strickland:

While Campbell has yet to comment on the report, Panthers GM Dale Tallon told a local reporter that the defenceman has not requested a trade.

Campbell has spent the past three seasons with the Panthers, registering 19 goals and 98 assists while averaging close to 27 minutes per game. In 2013-14, the Ontario native posted seven goals, 30 assists and a minus-6 rating.

It could be difficult for the Panthers to find a taker for Campbell as the veteran blueliner carries a salary cap hit of $7.14 million over the next two seasons. Campbell also has a no-trade clause in his contract.

He was originally acquired by the Panthers in a deal with the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Rostislav Olesz in June of 2011.

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