NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With ..." runs every Tuesday. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the latest news.
The latest edition features Bill Zito, who was hired as general manager of the Florida Panthers on Sept. 2. Zito had been the senior vice president of hockey operations, associate GM and alternate governor for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Zito started with the Blue Jackets as assistant GM on Aug. 12, 2013 and was GM of Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate in Cleveland, helping it win the Calder Cup championship in 2016, when it was called the Lake Erie Monsters. Zito had previously worked as a player agent, founding Acme World Sports in 1995 and representing players including goalies Tuukka Rask, Tim Thomas and Antti Niemi.