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The NHL says Wednesday’s preseason game between the Carolina

Hurricanes and Florida Panthers in Sunrise, Fla., has been canceled

because of the threat from Tropical Storm Nicole.

The announcement was made by the league on Tuesday, more than 24

hours before the scheduled game.

”We felt that it was in the best interest and safety of our

fans, our players and the Carolina Hurricanes to cancel Wednesday’s

game due to the threat of the impending tropical storm,” Panthers

general manager Dale Tallon said in a statement released by the


The game will not be rescheduled.