Vincent Viola, former chairman of the New York Mercantile Exchange and founder of Virtu Financial Inc., bought the Florida Panthers, the National Hockey League team with the fewest wins last season.
The Florida Panthers fired head coach Kevin Dineen and assistants Gord Murphy and Craig Ramsay after starting the season 3-9-4.
The Florida Panthers fired coach Peter DeBoer after the team finished last in the National Hockey League’s Eastern Conference.
The Florida Panthers fired an undisclosed number of employees, three days into the National Hockey League’s lockout.
The Vancouver Canucks traded goalie Roberto Luongo to the Florida Panthers, two days after he was benched in favor of rookie Eddie Lack for a marquee stadium game.