SUNRISE, Fla. – Newly hired Florida Panthers Assistant General Manager Mike Santos, Assistant Coach Gord Murphy and forward Shawn Matthias
will host the second Cats Cookout of the summer at the BankAtlantic Center on Thursday, July 22, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public and the Panthers sales team will be on hand with special ticket offers and opportunities for fans to select seat locations for the upcoming season. With a more intimate seating capacity of 17,040, dynamic pricing on single game tickets, and the buzz surrounding the Panthers 2010 Draft, season ticket inventory is going fast and fans are encourage to buy now to get the best seats at the best prices.
“This Cats Cookout is a great opportunity for fans to reconnect with former Panthers Gord Murphy and Mike Santos, and catch up with young center Shawn Matthias
,” said Panthers President/COO Michael Yormark. “I would also strongly urge non-renewed and potential new fans to attend Thursday’s event, as our limited season ticket inventory is going fast due to the new foundation being built by GM Dale Tallon, and our more intimate seating capacity for the 2010-11 season. ”
The festivities will include a free barbeque dinner, drinks and live interviews and meet-and-greet opportunities in the Panthers Den of Honor. In addition, Sports Radio WQAM will host a live remote at the event from 7-10 p.m. Fans interested in attending should call 954.835-PUCK to RSVP for the event. Players and personalities attending are subject to change.
**ANY MEDIA WISHING TO ATTEND THE EVENT IS ASKED TO PARK IN THE SECURITY LOT AND ENTER THE BANKATLANTIC CENTER THROUGH THE SECURITY ENTRANCE.***
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