Ed Jovanovski : biography June 26, 1976 – Midway through the 2003–04 season, he suffered a third-degree shoulder separation during a game against the Nashville Predators on January 25, 2004. Ed Jovanovski is heading back to Toronto today without a contract. Social Sharing Ed Jovanovski joins Coyotes The Phoenix Coyotes waded into the free-agent frenzy Saturday, signing star defenceman Ed Jovanovski to a $32.5-million US, five-year contract. With one year remaining on his four-year, $16.5 million contract, the Panthers have opted to use one of their two remaining compliance buyouts on Jovanovski, the team announced Monday. A big, check-throwing defenseman, Jovanovski was the No. 1 … The trade of Pavel Bure, who had scored 50 goals three times in his seven seasons with the Canucks, caught no one off guard. Ed Jovanovski finally became a Panther instead of Panthers' property Friday when he signed a four-year, $5.7-million contract. Jovanovski will get roughly $2.7 million of the $4 million owed to him by the Panthers as buy-out candidates get two-third their contract price per the collective bargaining agreement. On Sunday the Panthers placed veteran defenseman Ed Jovanovski on waivers with the intent of buying out the final year of his contract. Ed Jovanovski joins James Cybulski and Perry Solkowski to give insight into what players look for during contract talks. Ed Jovanovski, Vancouver Canucks. He returned late in the season to help the […] On this day in 1999, the Vancouver Canucks traded Pavel Bure, Brad Ference, Bret Hedican and a 3rd round draft pick to the Florida Panthers for Ed Jovanovski, Kevin Weekes, Dave Gagner, Mike Brown and a 1st round pick. "We talked again," said Panthers general manager Bryan Murray. Colliding with opposing forward Martin Erat, he fell to ice and slide into the rink boards. Essentially, we created a binary feature that indicated whether it was possible for a player to sign a max-length contract. Ed Jovanovski joins James Cybulski and Perry Solkowski to talk about NHL players being in shape and ready for training camp and how strength … (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images) ... On January 27th, 2003, Jovanovski signed a three-year contract extension worth just under $9 million. "[Friday) we thought … The team is … In our data (qualified contracts), only three players 35 or older have signed a 4-year contract (Ed Jovanovski, Mark Streit, and Shane Doan), and only 10 players over 35 have signed 3-years contracts. Twelve years after trading Ed Jovanovski away, the Florida Panthers re-signed the defenseman to a four-year contract Friday.