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Panthers' home arena now BB&T Center

Monday, 09.10.2012 / 12:26 PM / News

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Panthers' home arena now BB&T Center
The home of the Florida Panthers received a new name Monday, with the arena in Sunrise, Fla., now called the BB&T Center.

The home of the Florida Panthers received a new name Monday, with the arena in Sunrise, Fla., now called the BB&T Center. The building had been known since 2005 as the BankAtlantic Center.

The arena opened in 1998 to serve as the home of the Panthers, replacing Miami Arena.

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For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.

— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday