Panthers And FOX Sports Announce 48-Game TV Schedule

All 48 games will be broadcast in HD on FOX Sports family of networks

Tuesday, 01.15.2013 / 1:52 PM Florida Panthers

Pregame show from the BB&T Center’s JetBlue Tarmac begins at 6:30 p.m. on Opening Night

SUNRISE, FL – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment and FOX Sports Florida jointly announced today the Florida Panthers’ 2013 NHL regular season broadcast schedule featuring all 48 games broadcast in HD on the FOX Sports Florida family of networks.

FOX Sports Florida, the regional television home of the Panthers, will broadcast 42 games, while Sun Sports will serve as the home for six games in April.

FOX Sports Florida will kick-off the season with a special one-hour PANTHERS LIVE pregame show at 6:30 p.m. outside on the BB&T center’s JetBlue Tarmac, prior to the season opener vs. the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The Southeast Division Champion Panthers will unveil their championship banner on Saturday night prior to the contest against the Division-rival Canes.

Play-by-play announcer Steve “Goldie” Goldstein returns, alongside 14-year NHL veteran Bill Lindsay as color analyst, to provide viewers with expert commentary throughout the season. Panthers’ analysts Frank Forte and Allison Williams will also return to join the broadcasts as the hosts of PANTHERS LIVE, FOX Sports Florida’s pregame show for home games, and extended postgame show for all telecasts.

The popular INSIDE THE PANTHERS series returns and will feature player profiles and episodes offering behind-the-scenes access to other aspects of the team and its operations -- all designed to bring the fans closer to their favorite team. There are three new episodes tentatively scheduled to air throughout the upcoming season with Cats rising star Jonathan Huberdeau the subject of the first INSIDE THE PANTHERS episode.

Also, the Panthers’ new “Get It On” and “7th Man” marketing campaign will be featured on the broadcasts as the Panthers and FOX Sports recognize the incredible passion and commitment of South Florida hockey fans.

Tickets start as low as $7 a game and fans can call 954-835-PUCK or log on to Ticketmaster.com to purchase Opening Night tickets, season plans or single game tickets.

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