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DRIVEN: 2013 NHL Draft, The South Is On The Clock Premieres Thursday, Aug. 8 On FOX Sports Florida

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that FOX Sports Florida will debut DRIVEN: 2013 NHL Draft on Thursday, August 8, at 9:30 p.m. The show gives fans an inside look at the Panthers, Lightning, Hurricanes and Predators at the 2013 NHL Draft.

Produced and documented by FOX Sports South over the course of a month leading up to the NHL Draft, DRIVEN: 2013 NHL Draft first travels to the NHL Combine in Toronto, taking viewers inside private team meetings with top prospects. Back at the teams’ headquarters, fans will get unique insights as general managers and scouts finalize their strategies and set their draft boards. The journey to draft day concludes in Newark, N.J., on June 30, as viewers exclusive access to both the teams and their top prospects, capturing an inside look at the strategy and emotion as the day’s events unfold.

Holding the second overall pick in the Draft, Florida had an opportunity to add a “franchise” caliber player to an already impressive list of prospects and young NHL players and chose center Aleksander Barkov, the top ranked European Skater.

DRIVEN: 2013 NHL Draft will also air Aug 9 at 6:30p.m., Aug.15 at 9p.m., Aug. 16 at 4p.m., Aug. 17 at 2:30p.m. and Aug. 22 at 9p.m.

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