NEW YORK --
The National Hockey League announced today that the pre-season game between the Florida Panthers
and Carolina Hurricanes
scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 29 at BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla. has been canceled due to the threat of severe weather conditions associated with Tropical Storm Nicole.
"We felt that it was in the best interest and safety of our fans, our players and the Carolina Hurricanes
to cancel Wednesday's game due to the threat of the impending tropical storm," said Panthers Executive Vice President/General Manager Dale Tallon
The game will not be re-scheduled.