Source: Mike Halford, NBC Sports Pro Hockey Talk 
Just hours after cleaning house by firing his entire coaching staff, Florida GM Dale Tallon shook up his roster by putting veteran defenseman Ryan Whitney on waivers.
FLA puts Ryan Whitney on waivers.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) November 8, 2013 
Whitney, who signed a one-year, $900,000 deal with Florida after playing in St. Louis’ camp on a PTO, has only appeared in six games this year for the Panthers, going scoreless while posting a minus-7 rating. He last played in Tuesday’s shootout loss to Edmonton, after which Tallon reportedly sent around a mass email trying to trade Whitney.Panthers' Ryan Whitney Placed On Waivers by Sports Talk Florida