The Playoff Lowdown
The Florida Panthers opened the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs as the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference and will host the No. 6 seed New Jersey Devils in a best-of-seven series. The next Panthers home game of Round 1 is designated as Round 1 Home Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. A complete series schedule can be found below. PLEASE BE AWARE OF DIFFERENT GAMEDAY START TIMES.
|SERIES C||TIME (ET)||#3 Florida vs. #6 New Jersey||Networks (TV/Radio)
|Friday, April 13, 2012||7 p.m.||New Jersey at Florida||NHL Network, TSN, FS Florida, 560 WQAM||3-2 L|
|Sunday, April 15, 2012||7:30 p.m.||New Jersey at Florida||NBC Sports Network, TSN, 560 WQAM||4-2 W|
|Tuesday, April 17, 2012||7 p.m.||Florida at New Jersey||NHL Network, TSN, Sun Sports, 560 WQAM||4-3 W|
|Thursday, April 19, 2012||7 p.m.||Florida at New Jersey||NHL Network, TSN, FS Florida, 560 WQAM||4-0 L|
|Saturday, April 21, 2012||6:30 p.m.||New Jersey at Florida||NHL Network, TSN, FS Florida/ 560 WQAM, 760 AM (Palm Beaches)||3-0 W|
|Tuesday, April 24, 2012||7:30 p.m.||Florida at New Jersey||NBC Sports Network, TSN, 560 WQAM||3-2 L (OT)|
|Thursday, April 26, 2012||8:30 p.m.||New Jersey at Florida||NBC Sports Network, NHL Network, TSN, FS Florida / KISS 99.9 FM|
*Please examine your tickets carefully before departing for any home Playoff game. Only tickets with the proper round and home game number will be honored.
Key Home Game Information
All doors will open 90 minutes prior to scheduled game time. Due to increased security measures please Arrive Early!
Parking gates will open two and a half hours prior to scheduled game time. Round 1 General Parking fee is $20 per vehicle. All General Parking prepaid and cash lots will enter through gates 1,2,3 or 7. Lexus Club & Garage Parking will enter through gates 1,5 or 6. Limo parking is available through gate 6. Bus and RV parking is available through gate 2.
If you have pre-purchased a parking pass, please examine your parking passes carefully before departing for any home Playoff game. Only parking passes with the proper round and home game number will be honored. Please Arrive early!
|IF YOU HAVE...|
|PLAN||2012-13 FULL SEASON PLAN||2012-13 HALF SEASON PLAN||2012-13 MINI PLAN||SINGLE GAME PLAYOFF OR GROUP PURCHASE ROUND 1|
|PRICE PER VEHICLE||FREE*||$5 A GAME*||$10 A GAME*||$20 A GAME|
*Must present prepaid parking pass. Season ticket parking price is not valid at the gate day of game.
Located on the north side of the arena, to the right of the main doors.
Hours of operation:
- Monday through Friday-9am-5pm
- Saturday and Sunday (open only on game/event days)- 12pm until end of the game/event
Located on the south side of the arena, to the left of the main doors. Will Call will open two and a half hours prior to game time.
Please arrive early for all home games as additional security measures will take place upon entry for all games.
Entry Policies For Panthers Games
- Outside food or beverages
- Weapons of any kind, including pepper spray
- Glass containers
- Cameras with lenses longer than 12"
- Audio or video recording devices
- Illegal drugs
- Strollers (except in suites and ADT)
- Backpacks of any kind (including backpacks purchased at Pantherland)
- Signs larger than 2x2
- Whistles/air horns or plastic horns such as vuvuzelas, laser pointers or items intended to create optical elusion.
Pantherland, the Panthers store at the BankAtlantic Center is open with special Playoff hours. Open Monday-Saturday from 10am-5pm as well as on Sunday gamedays. Pantherland is your place for Playoffs merchandise as well as other Panthers gear (FULL SCHEDULE).
Make sure you arrive early to partake in the festivities outside on the JetBlue Tarmac. Festivities begin two and a half hours (Weekday) and three hours (Weekend) prior to puck drop. Drink stands are available for patrons.
BankAtlantic Chairman’s Club
The BankAtlantic Chairman’s Club is a full service bar and elegant buffet, located on the suite level. The BankAtlantic Chairman’s Club is open to all of our valued guests 90 minutes prior to game time. Reservations are available by calling 954-835-VIP1 (8471). Pricing for the BankAtlantic Chairman’s Club is $30 for adults and $15 for children plus tax.
For Federal, NHL and local safety regulations, all guests are asked to please conduct post-game celebrations outside on the JetBlue Tarmac.
Make sure you show your support for the Florida Panthers by wearing RED. Whether it's a jersey, t-shirt, jacket or other article of clothing, the Panthers want the BankAtlantic Center packed with RED.
Please refrain from throwing rats on the ice following goals. Victory Rats may only be thrown following games (more specifically a Panthers Win). Rats thrown on the ice during normal gameplay could result in a Panthers penalty, and fans caught throwing them will be ejected from the facility.
The Panthers will host Playoff watch parties when the team is on the road. All watch parties will be held at Duffy's Sports Grill in Plantation (GET DIRECTIONS). Party starts an hour prior to scheduled game time. First drink is free if you are wearing Panthers gear.
Help raise money for the Panthers Foundation while participating in an NHL Playoff ritual in growing a beard. The Panthers are participating in the 2012 Beard-A-Thon and you can too. MORE INFORMATION