FOX Sports Florida set to drop puck on Florida Panthers opening night

BY foxsports • October 10, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- With the start of the 2016-17 NHL regular season just three days away, FOX Sports Florida, the regional television home of the Florida Panthers, will be providing the perfect countdown to opening night with replays of some of the best games from last season each weeknight leading up to Thursday's home opener.   

Starting Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. and every night through Oct. 12 on FOX Sports Florida, Panthers fans will be able to watch the Panthers 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs from April 4, 2016 this evening, the Panthers Game 2 win over the New York Islanders in last year's Stanley Cup Playoffs first round series tomorrow night, Tuesday and the Panthers Game 4 win over the Islanders on Wednesday night.

The trio of victories serve as an exciting lead in to get Panthers fans excited for the season opener on Thursday night, Oct. 13 vs. the New Jersey Devils.  FOX Sports Florida's live coverage of Panthers Opening Night will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. with a special, one-hour pregame show from The BB&T Center. A broadcast team of five will provide extensive analysis as Panthers' broadcasters Steve "Goldie" Goldstein, Denis Potvin, Craig Minervini, Jessica Blaylock and Randy Moller will all play a role.

About FOX Sports Florida / FOX SPORTS SUN

FOX Sports Florida & FOX Sports Sun are the regional television homes of the Orlando Magic, Tampa Bay Rays, Miami Heat, Miami Marlins, Tampa Bay Lightning and the Florida Panthers. The regional sports networks have been fixtures in the homes of sports fans throughout the Sunshine State for over 20 years. Today, the networks combine to produce more than 700 live sporting events and over 300 studio based and original programs year round. FOX Sports Florida and FOX Sports Sun are committed to making a positive impact in the communities we serve by engaging our audiences and providing award winning TV  and web coverage of Florida's hometown sports teams. For more information, channel listings and how you can get involved with FOX Sports Florida / FOX Sports Sun, visit

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