Panthers agree to terms with F Cole Schwindt on 3-year, entry-level contract

Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have agreed to terms with forward Cole Schwindt on a three-year, entry-level contract.

SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have agreed to terms with forward Cole Schwindt on a three-year, entry-level contract.

“Cole is a talented and responsible two-way player who had an excellent season playing a key role with Mississauga,” said Tallon. “He possesses great versatility, size and character and we are excited about his continued development with the Panthers.”

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Schwindt, 18, appeared in 57 games with Mississauga (OHL) in 2019-20, recording a team-leading 71 points (28-43-71). He was named the OHL’s “Player of the Month” for December after leading the league with 21 points (12-9-21) over 12 games.

The 6-foot-2, 182-pound native of Kitchener, Ontario, has produced 138 points (55-83-138) over 191 regular season games with the Steelheads (2017-18 to 2019-20).

He was originally selected by Florida in the third round (81st overall) of the 2019 NHL Draft.