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Panthers To Celebrate Hockey Weekend Across America On Thursday, Feb. 27

Five South Florida individuals honored during Panthers-Capitals game for contribution to growth of hockey in South Florida.

Wednesday, 02.26.2014 / 3:45 PM ET / News
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Panthers To Celebrate Hockey Weekend Across America On Thursday, Feb. 27
Five South Florida individuals honored during Panthers-Capitals game for contribution to growth of hockey in South Florida.

SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that the Florida Panthers together with USA Hockey will celebrate Hockey Weekend Across America on Thursday, Feb. 27 at the Panthers-Capitals game at 7:30 p.m. at BB&T Center. The organization will honor five South Florida individuals who have each made a significant contribution to the growth of hockey in South Florida.

Honorees Jeff Wood, Marc Friedman, Bob Goldstein, Dr. Peter Pearlman and Cindy Friedman will be honored during the first intermission of the Panthers-Capitals game and will join the FOX Sports Florida broadcast during the second intermission.

“The Panthers organization and entire SSE family is excited to celebrate Hockey Weekend In America and recognize these individuals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to grow hockey in South Florida,” said Panthers Assistant to the General Manager, Eric Joyce. “We cannot thank them enough for their efforts and we look forward to doing our part in continuing to grow hockey in South Florida.”

USA Hockey's Hockey Weekend Across America features a special theme each day. Friday, Feb. 28 is "Wear Your Favorite Jersey Day". On Saturday, March 1, children can “Try Hockey For Free” at the Florida Panthers Ice Den at Noon. Participants can sign up by visiting PanthersIceDen.com (space is limited). Sunday, March 2 celebrates local hockey heroes. Visit HockeyWeekendAcrossAmerica.com for more information on the weekend's events.

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Florida Panthers Social Media is powered by Ford - follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Home to the Florida Panthers Hockey Club and internationally recognized concerts and events, the Broward County-owned BB&T Center is one of the top ranked venues of its kind in the world.

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