Chicago Blackhawks' Dave Bolland (36) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames in Chicago, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
SUNRISE, Fla. – The Florida Panthers have signed centre Dave Bolland to a five-year, US$27.5-million contract.
Bolland was limited to 23 games with Toronto last season after suffering a severed ankle tendon. He had eight goals and four assists.
The Toronto native spent the previous six seasons with Chicago, scoring the Stanley Cup-winning goal for the Blackhawks in the 2013 playoffs.
In 355 career games with Chicago and Toronto, Bolland has 78 goals, 102 assists and 235 penalty minutes.