RALEIGH, NC - FOX Sports Carolinas and the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes today announced that 81 of the team's 82 regular-season games during the 2018-19 season will be televised by the regional sports network. Of the 81 televised games, 71 will be carried on FOX Sports Carolinas, while 10 will be carried on FOX Sports Southeast. In addition to the 81 games televised regionally by FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Southeast, Carolina's game at the Washington Capitals on March 26 will be televised nationally. Games on both FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Southeast will be anchored by Hurricanes LIVE pre- and post-game shows.
All Hurricanes games televised on FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Southeast will also be available on the FOX Sports app. Available to iOS and Android devices, the app provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content along with highlights and instant alerts for scores and key plays. Fans can download the mobile app for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play. Streaming on the FOX Sports app is also available on connected devices, including AppleTV, Android TV, FireTV, Roku and Xbox One.
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For the 24th consecutive season, John Forslund will handle the Hurricanes' play-by-play duties for all Hurricanes games, and former professional goaltender Tripp Tracy, who is entering his 20th season in the broadcast booth, will provide analysis. Each game broadcast will be preceded by the network's 30-minute pregame show, Hurricanes LIVE, hosted by Mike Maniscalco, who will return for his third season, alongside analyst and former Hurricanes player Shane Willis, who will enter his sixth season on the show.
The complete Carolina Hurricanes television schedule can be found here. Overflow channel information for carriers that do not carry FOX Sports Southeast on their regular lineups will be widely distributed via Hurricanes.com, social media and during Hurricanes telecasts prior to each FOX Sports Southeast game.
Hurricanes telecasts on FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Southeast will reach more than six million households throughout North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.
The Hurricanes open their 2018-19 regular season against the New York Islanders on Oct. 4 at PNC Arena at 7 p.m., and FOX Sports Carolinas will begin coverage of the opener with a special, hour-long Hurricanes LIVE beginning at 6 p.m. For information about Hurricanes ticket packages, please visit Hurricanes.com/tickets, or call 1-866-NHL-CANES (1-866-645-2263).
About FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Southeast
The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast - FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Carolinas, FOX Sports Tennessee and FOX Sports Southeast - collectively reach nearly 11 million households across seven states. They are the television home of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta United, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Hornets, Memphis Grizzlies, Nashville Predators, Cincinnati Reds, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Pelicans, St. Louis Cardinals, Bundesliga, Atlantic Coast Conference, Big 12 Conference and Big East Conference. Combined, the networks televise nearly 3000 live events and studio shows annually. The networks' content is also available on the FOX Sports app, providing live streaming video of FOX Sports content through programming distributers.