Panthers announce extension for Gallant

Head Coach signs multi-year deal

Panthers head coach Gerard Gallant
Panthers head coach Gerard Gallant

SUNRISE, Fla. – The Florida Panthers are giving their head coach a contract extension. 

The Cats and Gerard Gallant have agreed to a multi-year deal.

The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Gallant led the Panthers to their most successful month in franchise history in December.

The Cats went 11-3 and earned 22 points.

They tied a franchise record with a 7-game winning streak.

Gallant said, "I'm thrilled to be signing an extension with the Panthers... We want to continue to build on recent success we've had and create a winning team for years to come."

Gallant, 52, is in his second year behind the bench for the Panthers.

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