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Assistant No More: Randy Sexton named General Manager

Sexton HELSINKI -- Randy Sexton has been in talks with the Panthers throughout this past week regarding his status and was offered the full-time general manager's gig a few days ago.

Everything is official now.

The Panthers named Sexton their full-time general manager before tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks. Sexton has been the acting GM ever since Jacques Martin took the Montreal coaching job on June 1.

Sexton has been with the Panthers since the 2006-07 season when Martin was the general manager. Sexton previously served as the GM of the Ottawa Senators in the 1990s.

Video from the presser below.