As the Florida Panthers Development Camp announce their roster, it was recognized that a Cree representative will be on the line up.
Justin Nachbaur (Cree) who will be on the roster for the Development Camp that will go from Sept 10-14 and following the Prospect Showcase Tournament in Wesley Chapel, FL on Sept. 18-21.
Nachbaur’s WHL hockey career came full circle on the same day it ended earlier this year. Back on Nov. 3 of 2017, the then-Prince Albert Raider rookie scored his first WHL career goal in a win over the Swift Current Broncos. In his final game, Nachbaur scored his last WHL goal against the same Broncos in the Raiders’ 6-5 overtime victory to officially end the WHL East Division season in Regina. His goal was 45th in his career in 216 WHL games, all with the Prince Albert Raiders dating back to 2017.
The Panthers will be playing against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Nashville Predators, and the Carolina Hurricanes.
At development camp, Panthers prospects will participate in both on-ice and off-ice activities.
Following camp, players will then face off against the Carolina Hurricanes, Nashville Predators and Tampa Bay Lightning in a Prospect Showcase at AdventHealth Center Ice in Wesley Chapel with games on Sept. 18, 19 and 21.
On Saturday, September 18 they will face the Carolina Hurricanes at 10 a.m. On Sunday, September 19 they will play the Nashville Predators at 10 a.m, on Tuesday, September 21 they will play the Tampa Bay Lightning at 1 p.m..