Skip to main content

Florida GM Jacques Martin signs long-term deal with Panthers

The Hockey News

The Hockey News

SUNRISE, Fla. - The Florida Panthers are locking up general manager Jacques Martin to a long-term deal.

The NHL team announced Friday the two sides have reached an agreement for Martin to remain as GM through the 2011-12 season.

Martin, 55, joined the Panthers organization four years ago as head coach and assumed general manager duties on Sept. 3, 2006. He has previously worked as a head coach with the Ottawa Senators and St. Louis Blues.

The Panthers were 11th in the Eastern Conference this season with a 38-35-9 record.

TOP HEADLINES

USATSI_17184213

NHL Off-Season Outlook: Chicago Blackhawks

If the Blackhawks are going to put up more of a challenge in the Central Division, they're going to need to have a busy summer.

McDonagh

Hockey Things: What Caught Our Eye (July 4 Edition)

3Ice is making headlines, Johnny Gaudreau's dominance as a kid gets brought back up and Ryan McDonagh is now king of the summer press conference. Take a look at three fun moments from the past week.

USATSI_18091105

Three NHL Playoff Contenders With Some Work to do This Summer

Some teams might be one piece away. Others might need a couple. Here's a look at three teams with interesting off-seasons ahead of them.