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Panthers' New President Optimistic About Future


With new ownership thats apparently given general manager Dale Tallon permission to spend to the salary cap, the Florida Panthers are definitely a team to watch leading up to tomorrows trade deadline, and into this summers draft and free agency.

Yesterday, we passed along the news that longtime club president Michael Yormark had resigned to go work with Jay-Zs agency. Yormark was replaced with Rory Babich, who spoke optimistically about the future of the franchise.

Were incredibly optimistic, Babich said, per the Miami Herald. [Vinnie Viola and Doug Cifu] bought the team with the belief it can be very successful in South Florida. Dale and I certainly share that vision. Thats why were both here today.

For more on this story visit: Jason Brough, NBC Sports


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