Eric Selleck inks deal with Florida Panthers

Selleck inks deal with Panthers
After breakout season with Lakers, sophomore forward ready for challenges at professional level

Mike Kraft The Oswegonian May 4, 2010

For the first time in Oswego State history a member of the men’s ice hockey team has signed a professional contract with the National Hockey League (NHL).

Sophomore forward Eric Selleck signed a two-way, two-year contract with the Florida Panthers organization last Thursday, thus bringing his two year career with the Lakers to a close.

Selleck’s minor league contract with the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL) is reportedly worth $105,000, while Selleck’s contract with the Florida Panthers is reportedly worth $1.175 million.

“We support it,” head coach Ed Gosek said. “I think it is the right decision for him. Timing is everything. As much as we hate to see him go, I do think it’s the right thing for him and we wish him the best of luck and hope it works out.”

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