Madden reportedly signing with Panthers.

SUNSENTINEL.COM:Harvey Fialkov reported last night of rumors the Florida Panthers were interested in former Minnesota Wild center and current UFA John Madden.

STARTRIBUNE.COM: Michael Russo reports he’s heard it’s a done deal and the Panthers will announced Madden’s signing on Thursday.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Hopefully we’ll have more details soon. The Panthers have a couple of centers out with injuries. Madden played for the Blackhawks when current Panthers GM Dale Tallon was still part of the ‘Hawks organization.