Report: Panthers, coach Gerard Gallant agree to extension

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The Florida Panthers have agreed to terms on a multi-year contract extension with head coach Gerard Gallant, according to a report in the Miami Herald.

The deal, which is expected to be announced by the team on Saturday, will see the coach remain behind the bench through 2019.

The report comes on the heels of the Panthers’ signing of general manager Dale Tallon to a multi-year contract extension, which was announced by the team Friday morning.