From The Hockey News' Rory Boylen:
It will be a few years before we see how these moves pan out and Tallon is surely just getting started in the process. But for the first time in the post-lockout NHL, Panthers fans can actually be optimistic the right management is in place and that competent transactions are taking place. The team still needs to find a way to win like it did in 1996 to attract fans and reacquire the rat madness from the days of yore, but when you watch the 2010-11 version of the Cats, their tenacity and push-back is surprising.
Much more above, including a brief history lesson.