List of Florida Panthers general managers

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.

KeyEdit

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

General managersEdit

General managers of the Florida Panthers
No. Name Tenure Accomplishments during this term Ref(s)
1 Bobby Clarke March 1, 1993 – June 15, 1994
  • No 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 Torrey  December 28, 2000 – December 3, 2001
  • No playoff appearances
[4][5]
4 Chuck Fletcher (Interim) December 3, 2001 – May 10, 2002
  • No playoff appearances
[5][6]
5 Rick Dudley May 10, 2002 – May 24, 2004
  • No playoff appearances
[6][7]
6 Mike Keenan May 26, 2004 – September 3, 2006
  • No playoff appearances
[8][9]
7 Jacques Martin September 3, 2006 – June 1, 2009
  • No playoff appearances
[9][10]
8 Randy Sexton October 2, 2009 – May 17, 2010
  • No 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
  • No playoff appearances
[13][14]
Dale Tallon April 10, 2017 – August 10, 2020
  • 1 playoff appearance
[14]
11 Bill Zito September 2, 2020 – present
  • 1 playoff appearance

NotesEdit

  • 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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Panthers History: General Managers – Florida Panthers – Den of Honor, Florida Panthers, retrieved July 17, 2015
  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". 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.