Florida Panthers acquire Vincent Praplan

Guelph, ON – Forward Vincent Praplan (Sierre, SUI) rights have been acquired by the Florida Panthers from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for future considerations.

Praplan, 25, was a Swiss Olympian and played one season with the North Bay Battalion of the OHL before spending 4 seasons in the Swiss National League with HC Kloten.

The 6.00, 190 lbs. winger played in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games for his native Swiss team then signed an entry level contract with the Sharks in March of 2018.

This season, Praplan has recorded 4 goals and 12 assists for 16 points in 27 games with the Sharks AHL affiliate San Diego Barracudas.  He will report to the Panther’s AHL affiliate Springfield Thunderbirds.