SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment today announced that Fox Sports Florida will re-air Florida’s 2011-2012 regular season home opener tonight at 8 p.m.
On Oct. 15, 2011, the Florida Panthers took on their intrastate rivals the Tampa Bay Lightning in the club’s home opener. It marked the first time Florida fans would get to see their new-look Florida Panthers skate on home ice, with the game ending in dramatic fashion as Florida earned a 3-2 shootout victory.
D Ed Jovanovski, scored the game’s first goal, his first in a Panthers uniform since Jan. 1, 1999, while RW Kris Versteeg netted his first goal as a member of the Panthers. G Jose Theodore stopped 28 shots in regulation and overtime and all three shots in the shootout. C Marcel Goc scored the shootout game-winner for the Cats.
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