SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that less than 1,000 tickets remain for Florida Panthers Opening Night on Saturday, Oct. 10 vs. the New Jersey Devils at 7 p.m. at the BankAtlantic Center. Tickets are available for as low as $10 and can be purchased by calling 954.835.PUCK or logging on to FloridaPanthers.com.
Fans can expect an incredible atmosphere for the Cats first home game of the 2009-10 NHL season with a live band, new Growl Towel giveaways courtesy of Office Depot (to the first 15,000 fans)
, bounce houses, rock walls, DJs, street hockey, the debut of the new Panthers opening video and Bova Panthers Ice Dancers squad and more.
The Cats began the season this past weekend as part of the NHL Premiere in Helsinki, Finland. The Panthers went 1-1 in two games vs. Western Conference favorite Chicago on the strength of Tomas Vokoun’s play in net and solid performances from David Booth (goal), Michael Frolik (goal, assist), Ville Koistinen (goal and shootout gamewinner) and others.
The Panthers are back in action on Friday night vs. the Carolina Hurricanes live on Fox Sports Florida before their home opener vs. the Devils on Saturday at 7 p.m. Friday night’s game vs. the division rival Canes marks the debut of the new Fox Sports broadcasting tandem of Steve “Goldie” Goldstein and former Panther Billy Lindsay, so fans should be sure to tune in.
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. Home to more than 200 events annually and the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, the BankAtlantic Center was a finalist for Arena of the Year in annual awards given by trade publication Pollstar. The BankAtlantic Center welcomes more than two million guests each year and is also the home of Sawgrass Live presented by BankAtlantic.