The Florida Panthers have named Thomas Drance as the new vice president of communications and public relations. He replaces Chris Wojcik who now works at the National Hockey League office in New York City. Wojcik was employed with the Panthers from September 2015 until July 2016.
Drance leaves his position as the editor in chief at Nation Network in Western Canada. He had previously worked as a writer at The Score, Rogers Sportsnet and Triumph Publishing.