(SUNRISE, FL) – Fox Sports Net, television home of the Florida Panthers, and McDonald's have teamed up to offer viewers a generous helping of exclusive hockey instruction from network analyst and Hall of Famer Denis Potvin. POTVIN'S TIPS, presented by McDonald's, is a series of 20 two-minute on-ice demonstration segments that begins Saturday, November 2 during PANTHERS PREVIEW, the pre-game show for every live game telecast on Fox Sports Net Florida.
"POTVIN'S TIPS, presented by McDonald's, is an innovative marketing partnership, serving helpful keys to the game of hockey delivered by one of the best defensemen in NHL history," said Jeff Genthner, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Fox Sports Net Florida. "We are delighted to welcome our new sponsor McDonald's in this unique and educational programming opportunity for both new and seasoned hockey fans in South Florida."
The first segment of POTVIN'S TIPS, presented by McDonald's, will be televised during Saturday's edition of PANTHERS PREVIEW, hosted by Jeff Rimer and Denis Potvin. The pre-game show begins at 7:00pm, exclusively on Fox Sports Net Florida.
Fox Sports Net Florida reaches more than 4 million households in Florida. Fox Sports Net Florida's programming includes Major League Baseball's Florida Marlins and Tampa Bay Devil Rays, the National Hockey League's Florida Panthers, the University of Miami, and the University of South Florida, The Best Damn Sports Show Period, NASCAR, and The NFL Show. Fox Sports Net Florida is managed by Rainbow Sports Networks.
Rainbow Sports Networks is a division of Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC). Fox Sports Net reaches more than 80 million households nationwide and is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., and Fox Entertainment Group. Rainbow Sports Networks incorporates Rainbow's 50% ownership in Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports National Advertising and the ownership and management of Fox Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation's largest markets: Chicago, San Francisco, New England, Ohio and Florida.