Assistant General Manager, Florida Panthers
Brett Peterson was named the Assistant General Manager of the Florida Panthers in November 2020. In addition to his day-to-day work as an AGM, Peterson is involved in all aspects of player transactions and development, and oversees minor league operations, team services, college scouting, and the Florida Panthers DE&I team.
Peterson served as Vice President, Hockey for Wasserman Media Group prior to joining the Panthers and has been a certified NHL player agent since 2009 with Wasserman/Acme World Sports.
The native of Northborough, Mass., Peterson played five years of professional hockey (2004-05 to 2008-09) as a defenseman in the American Hockey League (AHL), ECHL and the International Hockey League (IHL).
Prior to his professional career, Peterson played four seasons for Boston College (2000-01 to 2003-04), where he appeared in 157 games, posting 28 points (8-20-28) and won a NCAA National Championship in 2001 with the team.
Peterson also serves as an advisor/consultant to the NextGEN AAA Foundation hockey team, a nonprofit organization that provides mentoring and hockey programs to underprivileged youth and underserved communities.