SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that the National Hockey League will lift its Versus Game of the Week television blackout and allow tonight’s crucial Florida Panthers-Carolina Hurricanes game at the BankAtlantic Center to be televised.
The game can be seen live on the NHL Center Ice Package on channel 629 on Dish Network, 771 on DirecTV and Game 5 on Digital Cable. The game can also be viewed online on Game Center Live on NHL.com. Panthers 790 The Ticket radio announcers Randy Moller and Bill Lindsay will have the call while footage will come from the BankAtlantic Center’s in-house feed.
The Panthers currently reside in 9th place in the Eastern Conference, one point behind Montreal for the eighth and final playoff spot and five points behind Carolina for 6th place with two games at hand.
Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. 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.