A six-time all-star, Jovanovski, 38, had five points in 37 games with the Panthers last season. Jovanovski was on the Florida team that went to the Stanley Cup finals in 1996. - The Florida Panthers announced Monday that they completed a compliance buyout of defenceman Ed Jovanovski, who was the team's No. 1 overall draft pick 20 years ago. The buyout saves the Panthers about $4 million in salary-cap space heading into free agency. He played in all 22 postseason games of Florida's run to the Stanley Cup Final, where it was swept by the Colorado Avalanche.