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Panthers Set To Entertain 2015 Draft
The Arena was first known as the Broward County Civic Center at its inception before becoming the National Car Rental Center on July 14 1998. It later became the Office Depot Center in the summer of 2002 and became the BankAtlantic Center on September 6, 2005. The latest name change came on September 10, 2012 when it became the BB&T Center. (Photo Source: http://panthers.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=61370)

Panthers Set To Entertain 2015 Draft

The Florida Panthers, as well as parent company Sunrise Sports & Entertainment and the NHL, officially announced the club’s hosting of the 2015 NHL Draft earlier this morning. Slated to take place at the friendly confines of the BB&T Center over the course of two days (June 26-27), the draft will see an approximated 15,000 fans and 500 media personnel, per the Panthers official release. 

Supreme Leader of Sport Gary Bettman chimed in on the selection, remarking “The Draft is where the future of the NHL begins to take shape, and the BB&T Center is an ideal setting in which to enjoy the excitement as we welcome our next generation of stars. Vinnie Viola, Doug Cifu, Michael

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Alex Lopez

Alex Lopez

Gainesville based Fort Lauderdale transplant who's played soccer, baseball, basketball, karate, picked up hockey, dabbled in lacrosse, and currently rows. I'm just a guy trying to have a good time; loves the Panthers and all of their growing pains, and can't wait to build some experience in the wide world of sports writing. Also enjoys long walks on the beach, guacamole and doing everything "for the bois".
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