Panthers land winger Tim Bozon in deal with Canadiens

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced Saturday that the Panthers have acquired forward Tim Bozon from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for defenseman Jonathan Racine.

The 6-foot-1, 201-pound native of Lugano, Switzerland was selected by Montreal in the third round (64th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft.

Bozon will be assigned to Florida's American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds. The 22-year old Bozon recorded eight points (5-3-8) in 41 games with the St. John's IceCaps (AHL) during the 2015-16 season and recorded nine points (3-6-9) in 15 games with the Brampton Beast of the ECHL.

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