FOX Sports Carolinas’ 2020-21 coverage of Carolina Hurricanes to begin January 14
RALIEGH – FOX Sports Carolinas, exclusive regional broadcaster of the Carolina Hurricanes, will televise 54 of 56 Hurricanes games for the 2020-21 NHL regular season. Telecasts will be anchored by the network’s flagship pre- and postgame show, Hurricanes LIVE, delivering expert analysis before and after every game.
The Hurricanes will open the season on FOX Sports Carolinas on Thursday, January 14, versus the Detroit Red Wings, with a special one-hour edition of Hurricanes LIVE starting at 6:30 p.m. ET.
The network’s complete and real-time schedule can be found here with local channel listings here. Game telecasts can also be streamed live on the FOX Sports GO app with related content available @CanesOnFSCR Twitter accountFOXSportsSouth Facebook pageSouth Instagram account
Two familiar faces will be in new roles for the broadcasts this season. Mike Maniscalco will serve as the team’s new play-by-play announcer for all telecasts after spending four seasons as in-game reporter and host of Hurricanes LIVE. The Buffalo native has nearly 25 years of on-air experience and has covered the Hurricanes since 2007. Additionally, Abby Labar has been promoted to the host of Hurricanes LIVE and will also serve as in-game reporter. Prior to joining the FOX Sports Carolina’s telecast, Labar spent four seasons as the Hurricanes’ in-arena host and reporter.
Tripp Tracy will return for his 22nd season as game analyst and former Hurricanes player Shane Willis will return for his eighth season as Hurricanes LIVE analyst.
The NHL regular season is scheduled to continue through May 8 with a 16-team Stanley Cup playoff to follow.