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Florida Panthers Foundation Announces Face-Off Luncheon

Tuesday, 07.17.2007 / 9:23 AM / Community
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First Major Fundraiser of the Season presented by AvMed Health Plans

SUNRISE, FL – The Florida Panthers Foundation today announced plans for its first annual Face-Off Luncheon presented by AvMed Health Plans, to be held on Monday, Sept. 24 at the Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton.

The Luncheon will feature a speech from Florida Panthers general manager and head coach Jacques Martin outlining the upcoming season and his expectations for the 2007-08 Florida Panthers. Fans will enjoy a gourmet lunch with all of the Panthers players and coaches in attendance at this five star location.

Individual tickets are $85 and will include a voucher for four club level tickets to a Florida Panthers home game in October (excluding Opening Night). Tables of 10 will also be available for purchase for $800 and each guest will also receive a voucher for four club level tickets to a Florida Panthers home game in October (excluding Opening Night). All proceeds will go toward the Florida Panthers Foundation.

“Our Face-Off Luncheon is an exciting way to kick off our fundraising efforts for the 2007-08 season,” said Executive Director Alaina Miller. “With the generous support of our presenting sponsor, AvMed Health Plans, and our associate sponsor, IKEA, the Face-Off Luncheon is shaping up to be an event not to be missed by true Panthers fans. We look forward to being able to present the 2007-08 Florida Panthers team for the first time and to raise additional funds for the children of South Florida.”

“The Florida Panthers are a great organization and we are happy to be their partner in the inaugural Face-Off Luncheon,” said AvMed Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing Ed Hannum. “AvMed Health Plans and the Panthers share a common commitment to the South Florida community.”

Over the past year the Florida Panthers Foundation has donated Florida Panthers game tickets and auction items including team-signed jerseys and sticks and Zamboni rides to various South Florida charities. Recipients include: Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Broward County, American Cancer Society, JAFCO, Homestead Air Reserve, Soref JCC, Boys & Girls Club, Miami Disadvantaged Youth, Dept. of Naval Science, American Jewish Community, City of Plantation, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, H.O.P.E., Camelot Community Center, Stellar Kids, the Andy Roddick Foundation and Rock and Wrap It Up!.

For more information about any of the player charities or the Panthers Foundation please contact Alaina Miller at (954) 835-7730 or millera@sselive.com.

AvMed Health Plans, headquartered in Miami, has been serving Florida businesses for over 35 years.  AvMed offers a diverse portfolio of health benefits with customized plans defined by personal service.

The Florida Panthers Foundation mission is to assist non-profit organizations which focus on healthcare, education and cultural needs of children and families through corporate partnerships, philanthropic grants and unique resources.   Through teamwork, interaction and dedication, the Florida Panthers Foundation works to bring together a wealth of talent on and off the ice to build a better future for the people of South Florida.

The Florida Panthers 2007-08 season is presented by the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Home to more than 185 events annually and the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, the BankAtlantic Center is consistently a top 15 worldwide venue according to Pollstar. The BankAtlantic Center welcomes more than two million guests each year and is also the home of the Sinatra Theatre presented by BankAtlantic and three monthly South Florida publications: Live On Stage Credentials, Unrestricted and Panthers Insider.
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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

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2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
N. Bjugstad 76 16 22 -14 38
S. Upshall 76 15 22 1 37
B. Campbell 82 7 30 -6 37
B. Boyes 78 21 15 -6 36
S. Bergenheim 62 16 13 -16 29
J. Huberdeau 69 9 19 -5 28
T. Fleischmann 80 8 20 -18 28
T. Gilbert 73 3 25 -5 28
B. Pirri 49 13 12 6 25
A. Barkov 54 8 16 -3 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 25 23 7 .919 2.40
S. Clemmensen 6 7 1 .896 3.09
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