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Panthers to Host "Opening Night Watch Party"

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers
SUNRISE, FL – The Florida Panthers and Sunrise Sports & Entertainment (SSE) announced that they will hold an “Opening Night Watch Party” on Friday, Oct. 10 at the Billiard Club in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino beginning at 6 p.m.

That evening the Panthers will open up the 2008-09 as they take on the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh, NC at 7:30 p.m.

The evening will include drink specials from Bud Light, food specials and live music by “Nobody’s Fault” featuring lead singer Bill Murphy, the PA announcer at the Bank Atlantic Center. Stanley C. Panther and the Panthers Ice Dancers will also be in attendance to meet with fans.

In addition the Billiard Club is offering half-off pool during the FSN-Florida broadcast of the game.

“We are offering all Panthers fans a unique opportunity to share in their excitement for the beginning of a brand new Panthers season,” President/COO of SSE, Michael Yormark said. “This is the perfect way to end our month long ‘Countdown to Opening Night’ as we continue to show the South Florida community as one of the most fan friendly organizations in the industry.”

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Home to more than 185 events annually and the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, the BankAtlantic Center is consistently a top 15 worldwide venue according to Pollstar. The BankAtlantic Center welcomes more than two million guests each year and is also the home of Sawgrass Live presented by BankAtlantic and three publications Unrestricted (South Florida & New York) and Panthers Insider.
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