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Florida Panthers Make Qualifying Offers to Seven ... Bernier, Bergfors Not Among Them ... Michal Repik Stays, Not RFA Until Next Summer

Bergfors The Panthers made qualifying offers to seven players on Monday.

Those players not offered tenders: Niclas Bergfors and Steve Bernier.

Those who got offers: D Michael Caruso, G Marc Cheverie, LW Mike Duco, C Shawn Matthias, LW Kenndal McArdle, G Tyler Plante and C Mike Santorelli.

-- Everywhere I have read says that Michal Repik is RFA. He is not.

Mike Santos says he is still on his first entry level contract. According to Santos, Repik will be RFA next summer as his contract slid a year.

Repik Bascially, his three-year entry level contract became a four-year contract because of his age and his lack of NHL games in the first season of the contract.

Because Repik only played in five NHL games in 2008-09 (as an 18/19 year old), he doesn't get credit for that first season. Yes, he played in 75 AHL games for the Amerks, but that doesn't count. He would have had to played 10 NHL games for that season to count.

Repik scored seven goals in 55 games with the Panthers over the past three seasons. He had 52 goals in three seasons with the Amerks.