April 10th: Dale Tallon Returns as Panthers’ GM
Dale Tallon coming back turned on a lost sense of optimism and pride to the organization. Tallon, of course brought this team up from the ashes to be what it is today, drafting Huberdeau, Barkov, Ekblad, and Bjugstad, trading for Luongo, and acquiring other pieces along the way.
Tallon’s shrewd business through drafting and trades turned the Panthers from a doormat to a division winner. Speaking of his drafting, Tallon still brings some of the funniest ways of presenting the pick, with the hilarious action of holding his voice to announce the pick, which always gets a good laugh out of the fans in attendance.