Bjugstad has scored five times and added four assists in 14 games this season. Back surgery ended Bjugstad's season two weeks early in the 2014-15 season, however, this didn't stop the centerpiece of the Panthers' offense from registering a career high 43 points. 14 games into the 2015-16 season, Bjugstad has nine points, of which four have come from the power play. On top of that, the first-line center has won an impressive 50 percent of his faceoffs.
Nick Bjugstad was on the ice Thursday and looks to be skating well in his return from back surgery, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.
Nick Bjugstad (back) is out for the season after undergoing back surgery on Friday, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
Nick Bjugstad (lower body) won't play Thursday against Toronto, Craig Davis of the Sun Sentinel reports.
Nick Bjugstad (lower body) won't play Tuesday against the Lightning, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.
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Last 7 Games
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