For longtime fans of the Florida Panthers, this is an amazing year. The team has played better than ever, and have fought to capture not only a berth in the 2016 playoffs, but won the Atlantic Division in convincing fashion. Now, the whole sporting world is taking notice, and it’s even garnering attention from Hollywood superstar Kevin Spacey, whose face is emblazoned on one of their collectible hoodies!
On Sunday, the National Hockey League announced the schedule for the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series between the Florida Panthers and New York Islanders will begin on Thursday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. at the BB&T Center. The series will be televised locally by FOX Sports Florida and nationally on NBC Sports Network, CNBC and USA. A complete channel listing for FOX Sports Florida coverage as well as pre and postgame show coverage will be announced throughout the series. The series will also be broadcast in Canada on Sportsnet and TVA Sports.