Fans: Arrive Early; Bill Torrey Tribute Night Begins At 7 p.m. Tomorrow Night
/ Florida Panthers
SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that the Florida Panthers will host Bill Torrey Tribute Night tomorrow, Oct. 23 when the Cats host the New York Islanders at the BankAtlantic Center. Fans are encouraged to arrive early and be in their seats by 7 p.m. when the banner raising ceremony begins.
Bill Torrey Tribute Night will honor original Team President, current Alternate Governor and Hockey Hall of Fame member Mr. William A. Torrey with a special pre-game banner raising ceremony, South Florida Hockey Den of Honor case dedication, video tribute, and more as the Cats take on his former team in the Islanders.
“Tomorrow will be a special night when the entire Florida Panthers organization honors a hockey legend and wonderful man in Bill Torrey,” said Panthers General Partner Cliff Viner. “Bill has become a great friend and everyone in this organization owes him a great debt of gratitude for what he has given to the Panthers franchise. I’m sure tomorrow will be an evening that none of us will ever forget, and we hope that Bill will cherish these memories for the rest of his life.”
Bill Torrey Tribute Night is part of the Florida Panthers South Florida Hockey Den Of Honor Series presented by ADT. The series also includes special game night appearances from Panthers legends including goalie John Vanbiesbrouck (Nov. 10 vs. Toronto) and forward Pavel Bure (date to be announced).
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