Report: Panthers, GM Dale Tallon agree to 3-year contract extension

Steve Mitchell / USA TODAY Sports

The Florida Panthers like what they see from general manager Dale Tallon.

The sides have reportedly agreed to a three-year contract extension, according to George Richards of the Miami Herald.

Tallon, who joined the organization in 2010, is in the final year of his current deal with the team.

During his tenure, the club has added a plethora of young talent through the draft, most notably Aleksander Barkov, Aaron Ekblad, and Jonathan Huberdeau. Tallon's also added veterans like Jaromir Jagr and Roberto Luongo to provide much-needed leadership and mentoring for the up-and-comers.

Defenseman Dmitry Kulikov is the only player on the roster who remains from the previous regime.

Heading into Thursday's action, the Panthers were in first place in the Atlantic Division.

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Report: Panthers, GM Dale Tallon agree to 3-year contract extension
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