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by Paul on 05/17/10 at 03:17 PM ET
via a Steve Gorten tweet,
Panthers will name Dale Tallon as their new general manager tommorrow
added 1:21pm, via Steve Gorten of the Sun Sentinel,
It’s uncertain right now whether Randy Sexton will remain with the team in any capacity.
SUNRISE, FL – The Florida Panthers announced today that Dale Tallon has been named the team’s new general manager, replacing Randy Sexton. Tallon will be introduced at a press conference at the BankAtlantic Center on Tuesday, May 18 at 11 a.m.
“On behalf of the entire organization, we are thrilled and honored to open a new chapter in Florida Panthers franchise history with the hiring of Dale Tallon as general manager,” said Panthers managing partners Cliff Viner and Stu Siegel. “Dale brings with him a proven track record and an impressive franchise-building resume that we believe is the perfect fit for the future of the Panthers organization. We thank Randy Sexton for his service to our organization and appreciate his continued support throughout this transition process.”
“It is with great pleasure and excitement that I join the Florida Panthers,” said Tallon. “I would like to thank Managing Partners Cliff Viner and Stu Siegel, Alternate Governor Bill Torrey and President/COO Michael Yormark for giving me the opportunity to put my mark on this franchise. I look forward to getting to work and will immediately evaluate our club’s framework, as we diligently prepare for the upcoming draft and free agency signing period.”
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