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Wednesday , 19 January 2022

Letestu Released From Florida Panthers Training Camp

Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Locally born NHLer Mark Letestu was released from his professional tryout with the Florida Panthers Monday morning.

The 33 year-old scored nine goals last season while splitting time with the Edmonton Oilers and Columbus Blue Jackets. He was traded from the Oilers to the Nashville Predators on Feb. 25, before they flipped him to Columbus later that day.

The former Bonnyville Pontiacs captain has 210 points in 558 NHL games.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.