Shawn Thornton

AP source: Panthers will not retain Tom Rowe as coach

Another coaching change awaits the Florida Panthers.

The Panthers have decided interim coach Tom Rowe's stint will end when their season does Sunday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. Rowe may still stay with the organization, said the person who spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because Florida has not revealed any details publicly.

Florida's last game of the season is Sunday at Washington. The Panthers started Tuesday with the 22nd-best record in the 30-team NHL.

Rowe essentially gave up his duties as general manager to take over as interim coach when the Panthers fired Gerard Gallant in late November. It's unclear if he would...

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