Panthers place C Weiss on injured reserve

Dec 28, 2006 - 2:27 AM SUNRISE, Florida (Ticker) -- The Florida Panthers finally made a move with Stephen Weiss on Wednesday, placing the center on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.

Sidelined for the last five games, Weiss suffered the injury in a 5-4 loss to Anaheim on December 12. Prior to the ailment, the 23-year-old had registered seven goals and 10 assists in 32 games.

Drafted fourth overall in 2001, Weiss has collected 35 tallies and 90 points in 207 career contests. The Toronto native enjoyed his best season to date in 2003-04, recording career highs of 12 goals and 17 assists in just 50 games.

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