Markstrom's role

Signed to a two-year deal with the Florida Panthers, goalie Jacob Markstrom should get the opportunity to fight for the No. 1 job in training camp. After speaking with Panthers assistant general manager Mike Santos, George Richards of the Miami Herald suggests the 23-year-old netminder is poised to battle veteran Scott Clemmensen for the gig. Barring further additions at the position, of course.