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Tom Rowe will not return as Panthers coach next season, source says

Tom Rowe will not return as Panthers coach next season, source says

A disgruntled Florida Panthers fan hired a plane to fly a banner over the BB&T Center before Monday’s game, calling for the firing of interim coach Tom Rowe.

The banner read: Rowe must go! Call him a cab!

Unlike his fired predecessor, Gerard Gallant, Rowe won’t be grabbing a cab or Uber following the regular-season finale against the Washington Capitals on Sunday. But he will be moving his belongings out of the coach’s office as a source confirmed to the Sun Sentinel on Tuesday that Rowe will not return behind the bench next season.

The Panthers were 11-9-1 under Gallant, who was without top-six forwards Jonathan Huberdeau and Nick Bjugstad due to injuries. Gallant...

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