John Forslund will handle the Hurricanes’ play-by-play duties for the 19th straight season, and former professional goaltender Tripp Tracy, who is entering in his 15th season in the broadcast booth, will provide analysis. Chantel McCabe returns for her second season with Forslund and Tracy as sideline reporter. McCabe also will host the network’s 30-minute pregame show, Hurricanes LIVE, which will include appearances from Forslund and Tracy.
The complete Carolina Hurricanes television schedule can be found here. Overflow channel information for carriers that do not carry SportSouth on their regular lineup will be widely distributed via CarolinaHurricanes.com, social media and during Hurricanes telecasts prior to each SportSouth game.
The Carolina Hurricanes open their 2013-14 season on Oct. 4 at PNC Arena against the Detroit Red Wings (7 p.m., FOX Sports Carolinas, Hurricanes Radio Network). Individual game tickets for all Carolina Hurricanes exhibition and regular-season games will go are currently on sale at the PNC Arena Box Office and via Ticketmaster. For information on 2013-14 Hurricanes ticket packages, please visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com, or call 1-866-NHL-CANES.