Panthers Foundation to Host 50/50 Lucky Ticket Drawing

Thursday, 08.23.2007 / 9:18 AM ET / Community
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Panthers Foundation to Host 50\/50 Lucky Ticket Drawing
Foundation will Partner with Local Charities during 2007-08 Season

SUNRISE, Fla. – The Florida Panthers Foundation announced today that it will be hosting a 50/50 Lucky Ticket Drawing during select home games of the 2007-08 Florida Panthers season.

“We are excited to introduce the 50/50 Lucky Ticket Drawing and we look forward to making it a success,” said Foundation Executive Director Alaina Miller. “This is a wonderful opportunity for our Foundation to partner with local non-profit groups and aid them in raising much needed funds for their organizations. We look forward to working with organizations that fit within our mission statement of aiding children in the South Florida area and making our 50/50 lucky ticket drawing a success for the entire South Florida community.”

Fans will be able to obtain tickets from the Florida Panthers Foundation and one lucky fan will be randomly selected to win half of the funds collected at that night’s game. Tickets will be available until the end of the second intermission and the winning number will be presented during a stoppage in play during the third period. Fans can also check the community page at www.floridapanthers.com for winning numbers and collect their cash prize before 5 pm on the following business day.

Local non-profit groups can apply on the Community page of the Florida Panthers website to partner up with the Foundation for this exciting fundraiser. The Florida Panthers Foundation will share the proceeds from each raffle with the participating organization.

Pat Pedraja, a 12-year-old boy whose mission is to help children with leukemia, is raising money for the National Marrow Donor Program and will be the first 50/50 lucky ticket partner. Pat, diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia last year, has been traveling cross-country on his national “Drive for Donors” campaign. He created this campaign when he learned that 70-percent of people who need bone marrow transplants will not find a match within their own family and that there is a severe shortage of registered donors, especially minority donors. BankAtlantic has teamed up with Pat and Drive for Donors to help distribute raffle tickets at the BankAtlantic Center on Saturday, Oct. 6 as the Panthers host their home opener against the New Jersey Devils at 7 pm.

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, American Heart Heroes, Soref JCC, Boys & Girls Club, Miami Disadvantaged Youth, Dept. of Naval Science, American Jewish Community, City of Plantation, Children’s Harbor, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, SOS Chilren’s Village, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, H.O.P.E., Camelot Community Center, Stellar Kids, Red Cross of Palm Beach, the Andy Roddick Foundation, and Rock and Wrap It Up!.

The Foundation has also made charitable donations to: Junior Achievement, Salvation Army, Red Cross of South Palm Beach, the Boys & Girls Club, The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, The Transplant Foundation, The Victory School, and Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Broward County.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 79 27 39 23 66
J. Jokinen 81 18 42 25 60
A. Barkov 66 28 31 18 59
J. Huberdeau 76 20 39 17 59
V. Trocheck 76 25 28 15 53
R. Smith 82 25 25 19 50
A. Ekblad 78 15 21 18 36
N. Bjugstad 67 15 19 -8 34
B. Campbell 82 6 25 31 31
B. Pirri 52 11 13 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 35 19 6 .922 2.35
A. Montoya 12 7 3 .919 2.18

 
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