Florida Panthers Executive Vice President & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that center Mark Cullen has been reassigned to the San Antonio Rampage (AHL). In addition, the Rampage have reassigned right wing Anthony Luciani to their ECHL affiliate, the Cincinnati Cyclones.
Cullen, 33, was recalled by the Panthers on Nov. 29 and played in three games with Florida averaging eight minutes of ice time. He has recorded 12 points (2-10-12) and 14 PIM in 19 games with the Rampage this season. The center has played in 35 NHL games in his career, registering 16 points (7-9-16) with Florida (2011), Chicago (2005-06) and Philadelphia (2006-07). Originally signed by the Panthers on July 22, 2010, the Virginia, MN native has also recorded 404 points (145-259-404) in 523 AHL games over his professional career.
Luciani, 21, was recalled by the Rampage on Dec. 10 and played in one game. He returns to Cincinnati where he ranks second on the team in scoring with 15 points (7 goals, 8 assists) in 16 games with the Cyclones this season. Last season he posted three points (2 goals, 1 assist) in three AHL games with Rochester to finish the 2010-11 campaign.
The Rampage will host their 7th annual Teddy Bear Toss Night this Friday as they take on the Rochester Americans at 7 p.m. at the AT&T Center. Fans are encouraged to throw a teddy bear onto the ice when the Rampage score their first goal in which all teddy bears collected will be donated to Toys for Tots and Christus Santa Rosa Hospital. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased by calling a Rampage representative at 210.444.5554 or online at sarampage.com.