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 2016-17 season will be televised by the regional sports network. Of the 81 televised games, 73 will be carried on FOX Sports Carolinas, while eight will be carried on FOX Sports Carolinas' sister network, FOX Sports Southeast. In addition to the 81 games televised regionally by FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Southeast, Carolina's game at the New York Islanders on March 13 will be televised nationally.
The 2016-17 season marks the first season where all Hurricanes games televised on FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Southeast will be available via FOX Sports GO. FOX Sports GO is a free app that provides streaming video through select programming distributors all season long, as well as other FOX Sports programming for iOS, Apple TV, Android, Android TV, Chromecast, Fire tablets and Fire phones, Roku players and Roku TV, select Windows devices, XBOX One and online at FOXSportsGO.com. For more information, please click here.
For the 22nd 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 18th season in the broadcast booth, will provide analysis. Each game broadcast will be preceded by the network's 30-minute pregame show, Hurricanes LIVE, featuring analysis from former Hurricanes player Shane Willis.
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Overflow channel information for carriers that do not carry FOX Sports Southeast on their regular lineups will be widely distributed via CarolinaHurricanes.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 five million households throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.