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Fans Enjoy Jacques Martin's State of the Team Address

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers

In-Depth Evening of Discussion Provides Insight for Cats Fans

SUNRISE, FL - More than 500 Panthers fans attended Head Coach Jacques Martin's State of the Team address that took place on Thursday, Feb. 2 at the BankAtlantic Center.

During his address, Coach Martin spoke candidly to a standing room only crowd about the current state of the club and the Panthers plan to achieve long-term success. Martin provided the audience with an in-depth look at the Panthers progress so far this season, breaking down the team's highs and lows during the current year. He also spoke about the club's tremendous nucleus of young talent, the impact of the off-season's high-profile free agent signings and some of the changes that need to be made to improve the club. After completing his 45-minute speech, Coach Martin took questions from the audience.

Fan reaction to State of Team Address:

"After hearing Coach Martin's speech I am confident that the team is headed in the right direction. The Panthers organization has always treated me with much respect and I am extremely pleased to have attended an event like this." -Jon Kennedy, Boynton Beach-

"I would like to thank Head Coach Jacques Martin and the Panthers organization for a very informative evening. He covered all the questions that I had and gave an insightful look into the future of the team. I would look forward to attending another night like this in the future and I look forward to all the great years ahead for this young team" -Dave Jordling, Plantation-

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