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Former Panther John Madden Hired As Pro Scout

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers Executive VP/General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that former Panther John Madden has joined the organization as a pro Scout.

“We are thrilled to have John join our scouting staff,” said Tallon. “He is a three-time Stanley Cup winner and brings to our organization a wealth of experience and knowledge of the game.”

Throughout his 13-year playing career, Madden played for the New Jersey Devils (1998-2004 & 2005-2009), Chicago Blackhawks (2009-2010), Minnesota Wild (2010-2011) and Florida Panthers (2011-2012), earning three Stanley Cup titles (New Jersey 2000 & 2003) and Chicago (2010).

The Toronto, Ontario native played in 898 career NHL games, recording 348 points (165-183-348) and 219 PIMs. Madden played in 31 games for Florida, helping the Cats win the Southeast Division Championship. He was awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy in 2001.

Most recently Madden spent one year with the Montreal Canadiens serving on their scouting staff.

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