Panthers have Gallant near the top of their list for coaching job

According to numerous reports and sources the Florida Panthers have Montreal Canadiens assistant coach Gerard Gallant in the top six of their head coaching candidates list. Others among the list include Marc Crawford, Ron Wilson, Tom Renney and newly fired Dan Bylsma who is expected to be interviewed shortly.

Gerard Gallant is expected to have a second interview with the Panthers which could decide his future on being the assistant coach with the Montreal Canadiens.

Jimmy Murphy of XN Sports reported a couple of days ago that Gerard Gallant was the front-runner for the job, this could have changed over the course of the last two days.