FOX Sports Carolinas, Hurricanes announce 2014-15 TV schedule

The Hurricanes will open the season by hosting the New York Islanders on Friday, Oct. 10 at 7:00 p.m. ET on FOX Sports Carolinas.

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FOX Sports Carolinas and the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes today announced that 79 games of the Canes’ 2014-15 season will be televised. Of the 79 games, 67 games will be carried on FOX Sports Carolinas, while 12 will be carried on FOX Sports Carolinas’ sister network, SportSouth.

John Forslund will handle the Hurricanes play-by-play duties for the 20th straight season and former professional goaltender Tripp Tracy, who is entering in his 16th season, will provide analysis. Chantel McCabe returns for her third season as rinkside reporter.

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Each of the team’s games will be preceded and followed by the network’s 30-minute pre- and postgame shows, Hurricanes LIVE, hosted by McCabe with appearances by Forslund and Tracy.

The Hurricanes will open the season by hosting the New York Islanders on Friday, Oct. 10 at 7:00 p.m. ET on FOX Sports Carolinas.

The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast — FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Tennessee, FOX Sports Carolinas and SportSouth — collectively reach more than 13 million cable and satellite households in seven states across the Southeast. They are the television home of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Hawks, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Hornets, Charlotte Hounds, Memphis Grizzlies, Nashville Predators, Cincinnati Reds, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Pelicans, and St. Louis Cardinals, as well as the Atlantic Coast Conference, Conference USA, Southeastern Conference, and Big 12 Conference. Combined, the four networks produce more than 750 live local events and televise more than 1400 live local events each year. For more information, please visit FOXSportsSouth.com, FOXSportsTennessee.com, and FOXSportsCarolinas.com.