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Panthers Opening Night Ratings On FOX Sports Florida Up More Than 300-percent Over Last Season Opener

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, FL – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that the ratings for Florida Panthers Opening Night on FOX Sports Florida were up more than 300-percent over last season’s Opening Night broadcast.

The Panthers defeated the rival Carolina Hurricanes 5-1 during an emotional opener that included a sellout crowd of 19,688, the unveiling of the Panthers’ Southeast Division Championship banner and the launch of the Cats’ “7th Man” campaign dedicating the season to the fans.

Florida is currently 1-1-0 and heads to Montreal tonight before hosting the Ottawa Senators on Thursday and the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday at the BB&T Center. All games are at 7:30 p.m. and will be broadcast live on FOX Sports Florida HD and on Sports Radio 560 WQAM.

Tickets are available as low as $7 a game and fans can call 954-835-PUCK or log on to to purchase season plans or single game tickets.

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Florida Panthers social media is powered by Ford. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Home to the Florida Panthers Hockey Club and internationally recognized concerts and events, the Broward County-owned BB&T Center is one of the top ranked venues of its kind in the world.

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