The Hurricanes just announced that Fox Sports Carolinas and Fox Sports South will televise 79 games this coming season and will bring back mainstays, John Forlsund and Tripp Tracy, along with last year's rookie, Chantel McCabe.
The 79 games by Fox and three games previously scheduled by NBC Sports Network mean that all 82 games will be televised.
More about this soon. See the schedule at the following link:
The team's presser follows:
HURRICANES, FOX SPORTS CAROLINAS ANNOUNCE
2014-15 TELEVISION SCHEDULE
FOX Sports Carolinas and SportSouth to televise 79 Hurricanes games
RALEIGH, NC – FOX Sports Carolinas and the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes today announced that 79 of the team’s 82 regular-season games during the 2014-15 season will be televised by the regional sports network. Of the 79 televised games, 67 will be carried on FOX Sports Carolinas, while 12 will be carried on FOX Sports Carolinas’ sister network, SportSouth. In addition to the 79 games televised regionally by FOX Sports Carolinas and SportSouth, three of Carolina’s games will be televised nationally.
John Forslund will handle the Hurricanes’ play-by-play duties for the 20th consecutive season, and former professional goaltender Tripp Tracy, who is entering his 16th season in the broadcast booth, will provide analysis. Chantel McCabe returns for her third season with Forslund and Tracy as sideline reporter. McCabe also will host the network’s 30-minute pregame show, Hurricanes LIVE, which will include appearances for Forslund and Tracy.
The complete Carolina Hurricanes television schedule is attached to this release. Overflow channel information for carriers that do not carry SportSouth on their regular lineups will be widely distributed via CarolinaHurricanes.com, social media and during Hurricanes telecasts prior to each SportSouth game.
The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast – FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Tennessee, FOX Sports Carolinas and SportSouth – collectively reach more than 13 million cable and satellite households in seven states across the Southeast. They are the television home of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Hawks, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Hornets, Charlotte Hounds, Memphis Grizzlies, Nashville Predators, Cincinnati Reds, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Pelicans, and St. Louis Cardinals, as well as the Atlantic Coast Conference, Conference USA, Southeastern Conference, and Big 12 Conference. Combined, the four networks produce more than 750 live local events and televise more than 1400 live local events each year. For more information, please visit FOXSportsSouth.com, FOXSportsTennessee.com, and FOXSportsCarolinas.com.
The Carolina Hurricanes open their 2014 exhibition schedule at PNC Arena on Sept. 21 against the Columbus Blue Jackets, and will kick off the 2014-15 regular-season campaign on Oct. 10 against the New York Islanders. For information about 2014-15 Hurricanes ticket packages, please call 1-866-NHL-CANES (1-866-645-2263) or visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com/