List of Florida Panthers general managers

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The Florida Panthers are a professional ice hockey team based in Sunrise, Florida, United States. The Panthers are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Hockey League (NHL). The team was founded as an expansion franchise on December 10, 1992. The team has had ten general managers since their inception.

Key[edit]

Key of terms and definitions
Term Definition
No. Number of general managers[a]
Ref(s) References
Does not apply
dagger Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builder category

General managers[edit]

General managers of the Florida Panthers
No. Name Appointment Departure Accomplishments and events during this term Ref(s)
1 Bobby Clarke March 1, 1993 June 15, 1994
  • Team entered league and began play for the 1993–94 season
  • NHL record for most points by an expansion team (83 points) during their inaugural season
  • 0 playoff appearances
[1][2]
2 Bryan Murray August 1, 1994 December 28, 2000
  • 1 Stanley Cup Finals appearance (1996)
  • 1 conference title and 3 playoff appearances
[3][4]
3 Bill Torreydagger December 28, 2000 December 3, 2001
  • 0 playoff appearances
[4][5]
4 Chuck Fletcher (Interim) December 3, 2001 May 10, 2002
  • 0 playoff appearances
[5][6]
5 Rick Dudley May 10, 2002 May 24, 2004
  • 0 playoff appearances
[6][7]
6 Mike Keenan May 26, 2004 September 3, 2006
  • 0 playoff appearances
[8][9]
7 Jacques Martin September 3, 2006 June 1, 2009
  • 0 playoff appearances
[9][10]
8 Randy Sexton October 2, 2009 May 17, 2010
  • 0 playoff appearances
[11][12]
9 Dale Tallon May 17, 2010 May 16, 2016
  • 2 division titles and 2 playoff appearances
[12][13]
10 Tom Rowe May 16, 2016 April 10, 2017
  • 0 playoff appearances
[13][14]
Dale Tallon April 10, 2017 [14]

Notes[edit]

  • a A running total of the number of general managers of the franchise. Thus any general manager who has two or more separate terms as general manager is only counted once.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joseph, Dave (March 2, 1993). "Clarke Starts With Nothing --- And Likes It". Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved May 7, 2014. 
  2. ^ "SPORTS PEOPLE: HOCKEY; Compensation for Clarke". The New York Times. June 16, 1994. Retrieved May 7, 2014. 
  3. ^ "SPORTS PEOPLE: HOCKEY; Bryan Murray Named Panthers' G.M.". The New York Times. August 2, 1994. Retrieved July 17, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "N.H.L.: ROUNDUP; Panthers Clean House, Firing Coach and G.M.". The New York Times. December 29, 2000. Retrieved July 17, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Panthers Hire Keenan". Orlando Sentinel. December 4, 2001. Retrieved July 17, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "Panthers Hire Gm: Dudley". Orlando Sentinel. May 11, 2002. Retrieved July 17, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Sports: Panthers fire GM Dudley". The St. Petersburg Times. May 25, 2004. Retrieved July 17, 2015. 
  8. ^ Russo, Michael (May 27, 2004). "Keenan Gets Another Go". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved July 17, 2015. 
  9. ^ a b "Panthers Head Coach Jacques Martin Assumes GM Duties". Florida Panthers. September 3, 2006. Retrieved July 17, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Search For GM Begins, Martin to Montreal". Florida Panthers. June 1, 2009. Retrieved July 17, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Randy Sexton Named Panthers General Manager". Florida Panthers. October 2, 2009. Retrieved July 17, 2015. 
  12. ^ a b "Dale Tallon Named Florida Panthers General Manager". Florida Panthers. May 17, 2010. Retrieved July 17, 2015. 
  13. ^ a b "Florida Panthers Promote Dale Tallon to President of Hockey Operations, Tom Rowe Named General Manager". Florida Panthers. May 16, 2016. Retrieved May 16, 2016. 
  14. ^ a b "Dale Tallon Named Panthers General Manager". NHL.com. April 10, 2017. Retrieved April 10, 2017.