The Florida Panthers have annouced that the club has re-signed defenseman Matt Kiersted to a two-year contract. The first year of Kiersted’s contract (2022-23) will be a two-way contract, and the second (2023-24) will be a one-way contract.
Kiersted, 24, skated in 10 games with Florida in 2021-22, recording two points (1G/1A). He registered his first NHL assist on October 16 vs. the New York Islanders, and tallied his first NHL goal on December 16 vs. the Los Angeles Kings.
The 6-foot, 181-pound native of Elk River, MN, has appeared in 17 career NHL games with Florida.