Panthers-Hurricanes Is First Ford Friday Blue Out Of The Season
/ Florida Panthers
SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that tonight’s Florida Panthers-Carolina Hurricanes matchup at the BankAtlantic Center is the first Ford Friday of the 2010-11 season. Ford Fridays take place eight times throughout the season and feature Blue Outs - in which fans are encouraged to wear blue to match the Panthers third jerseys - enhanced pregame festivities, postgame concerts, promotions and more.
“Ford Fridays is an exciting promotion for our fans and supporters,” said Panthers president & COO Michael Yormark. “With Ford Fridays, fans can mark their calendars for an incredible gamenight experience that includes a BankAtlantic Center ‘Blue Out’ and a host of other festivities.”
Other Ford Friday enhancements include the “Ford Race For The Edge Promotion” where fans will have the opportunity to compete in on-ice contests and be entered to win a 2011 Ford Edge - The Official Crossover of the Florida Panthers. In addition, the postgame concerts presented by Power 96 will feature JetBlue Latin Concert Series artists such as Locos por Juana tonight, and YEYO on Nov. 12. Ford Fridays will also feature the Panthers taking the ice in their blue third jerseys.
The Ford Fridays schedule is as follows: - Nov. 5 vs. Carolina - Nov. 12 vs. Minnesota - Nov. 26 vs. NY Rangers - Dec. 17 vs. Buffalo - Dec. 31 vs. Montreal - Jan. 7 vs. Carolina - Jan. 21 vs. Tampa Bay - Feb. 18 vs. Detroit
Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. 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.