This could be the "best" exhibition schedule the Panthers have been handed in half a decade. As released by the Cats:
- 09/21/10 - @ CAR, 7pm
- 09/23/10 - vs BOS (@ Rochester), 7pm
- 09/25/10 - @ BOS, 7pm
- 09/27/10 - @ MON, 7:30pm
- 09/29/10 - vs CAR, 7:30pm
- 10/01/10 - vs TB, 7:30pm
- 10/02/10 - @ TB, 7:30pm
The breakdown: Seven games over twelve days in two nations, four within the Southeast division, and
finally all within the conference; no three-day warp speed romps ferrying the troops from Calgary to Ottawa to Atlanta to Edmonton and back to Sunrise only to open the season hours later in Bhopal. Love the "neutral site" deal in Rochester; few other AHL fanbases deserve it more than Amerks Faithful. Those games against the Bs could prove interesting in that they may well feature the second and third overall picks in next week's draft. Pray daily for a pirate feed.
Curious to see if South Florida locals will be offered discounted tickets for these (literally) pointless matches at the BAC. Greedy? Yep. But c'mon...they're exhibitions.