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The Hurricanes and Fox Sports release regional television schedule

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The Carolina Hurricanes and Fox Sports released their television schedule on Friday and they will televise a total of 81 games regionally this season.  The only game not on the regional schedule is the one scheduled to be on the NBC Sports Network against the Blackhawks on January 26.

Fox Sports Carolinas will show 70 of the games while Fox Sports Southeast will have 11.

As always, John Forslund and Tripp Tracy will be the broadcast partners.  Newcomer Michelle MacMahon will be the new host of the "Hurricanes Live" pregame show.

A link to the schedule is next:

2015-16 TV Schedule

The team's press release follows:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Sept. 18, 2015

HURRICANES, FOX SPORTS CAROLINAS ANNOUNCE

2015-16 TELEVISION SCHEDULE

FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Southeast to televise 81 Hurricanes games

RALEIGH, NC – FOX Sports Carolinas and the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes today announced that 81 of the team’s 82 regular-season games during the 2015-16 season will be televised by the regional sports network. Of the 81 televised games, 70 will be carried on FOX Sports Carolinas, while 11 will be carried on FOX Sports Carolinas’ sister network, FOX Sports Southeast (formerly SportSouth). In addition to the 81 games televised regionally by FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Southeast, Carolina’s game against Chicago on Jan. 26 will be televised nationally.

John Forslund will handle the Hurricanes’ play-by-play duties for the 21st consecutive season, and former professional goaltender Tripp Tracy, who is entering his 17th season in the broadcast booth, will provide analysis. Michelle McMahon joins the broadcast team this season to 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 FOX Sports Southeast on their regular lineups will be widely distributed via CarolinaHurricanes.com, social media and during Hurricanes telecasts prior to each FOX Sports Southeast game.

About FOX Sports Carolinas

The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast – FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Tennessee, FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Southeast – 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 and Big 12 Conference. Combined, the four networks produce more than 750 live local events and televise more than 1,400 live local events each year. For more information, please visit FoxSportsSouth.comFOXSportsTennessee.com andFOXSportsCarolinas.com.

2015-16 TV Schedule