Category Archives: Florida Panthers
The Florida Panthers have relieved coach Gerard Gallant of his duties.
The 53-year-old head coach joined the team in June of 2014. In his first season, he led the Panthers to a 38 win campaign and 91 points.
According to TSN hockey insider Bob Mackenzie Florida has also fired assistant coach Mike Kelly. General Manager Tom Rowe will be taking over head coaching duties.
The ties between the Florida Panthers and pending UFA forward Andrew Ladd were never a secret.
Panthers GM Tallon told us other day that he’s looking for 2 pieces to put team over the top. Jets LW Andrew Ladd has 15 goals, 17 assists
— Harvey Fialkov (@hfialkov) February 20, 2016
Brian Campbell told me he's open to coming back to #FlaPanthers … Dale Tallon says they want him back. Agent here next week, will discuss.
— George Richards (@GeorgeRichards) February 17, 2016
I'd be shocked if Florida GM Dale Tallon isn't making biggest push for UFA Ladd. Needs power winger. Had him in Chicago.
— Jim Matheson (@NHLbyMatty) January 25, 2016
Even though it has been over five years since Brian Campbell joined the Panthers, he never really left Chicago.
Now in the final year of the eight-year, $57 million contract Campbell originally signed with the Blackhawks, some wonder if he’ll eventually return to play in Chicago — perhaps as early as next season.
Tallon suggested there might be more personnel moves as the Panthers remain in the chase for a Stanley Cup playoff berth.
Panthers are interested in Kessel but aren't going to give up young stud #flapanthers
— Harvey Fialkov (@hfialkov) February 16, 2015
Tallon "we still have some young players in San Antonio that we want to get to & some guys we want to sign this summer"
— Hope_Smoke (@Hope_Smoke) January 13, 2015
Mike Johnston of Sportsnet.ca writes … Panthers could look to trade veteran forwards
Bruce Garrioch, Ottawa Sun writes … Changes could be coming for struggling Florida Panthers, Edmonton Oilers
#FlaPanthers Dale Tallon says he was in "serious negotiations" w/ Chicago and Boston re: Leddy and Boychuk but 'it didn't make sense for us'
— George Richards (@GeorgeRichards) October 5, 2014
Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun writes … When Dale Tallon was thinking of trading the No. 1 pick in the NHL Draft and moving back, the player the Florida GM wanted to select was William Nylander