Nick Bjugstad will make season debut for Panthers on Tuesday night

Florida Panthers center Nick Bjugstad (hand) be in the lineup for the first time this season on Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers.

What It Means:

The Panthers still need to activate Bjugstad from injured reserve and make room on the roster, but the doctors have given him the green light to play in his first contest of the year.

Bjugstad had 15 goals and 34 points in 67 appearances last season for the Panthers, his fourth in the league. He recorded a career-best 1.3 Relative Corsi For Percentage at even Strength while his 49.9 Corsi For Percentage was right in line with his career average.