Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Sept. 9, 2016) – FOX Sports Florida and the Florida Panthers jointly announced today the team’s 2016-17 NHL regular season television schedule, featuring 81 games broadcast on the network.
FOX Sports Florida will start the season in Sunrise as the Panthers host the New Jersey Devils at The BB&T Center. Coverage will start at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13 with a special, one-hour edition of the Panthers LIVE pregame show. Play-by-play announcer Steve “Goldie” Goldstein returns alongside color analyst Denis Potvin to provide viewers with expert commentary throughout the season. Panthers LIVE host Craig Minervini will be joined throughout the season by analyst Randy Moller during pregame, postgame and intermission, while Jessica Blaylock returns as reporter.
Of the Panthers’ complete 82-game schedule, FOX Sports Florida will not be able to televise one game due to national television exclusivity. An additional preseason game on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. will be televised on the network when the Panthers face the New Jersey Devils at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.
NEW THIS SEASON: LIVE STREAMING
In an exciting new addition to the way Panthers fans can watch this season, all 81 Florida Panthers games televised on FOX Sports Florida will also be streamed live on FOX Sports GO. FOX Sports GO is available to customers of participating pay-TV providers on iOS, Android, Fire tablets and Fire phones, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Roku, Windows devices, and online at FOXSportsGO.com. Fans can download the mobile app for free from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store and Windows Store.
Be sure to follow @FOXPanthers on Twitter for live coverage and information on the Panthers, and visit FOXSportsFlorida.com for channel listings, video highlights, recaps and exclusive Cats coverage.