SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers Owner, Chairman and Governor Vincent Viola announced tonight at the BB&T Center that the Panthers will play a preseason game at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. Florida will meet the New Jersey Devils at 7:30 p.m. at Tate Rink, the home of Army Hockey.

"We are honored to have West Point host the Panthers for this preseason game," Viola said. "The values and character taught at West Point are ingrained in our team culture and the philosophy of our organization."

The preseason game at West Point marks the Panthers fourth visit to the Military Academy, having previously visited West Point for team-building trips in 1995, 2007 and most recently in 2014. The complete Panthers preseason schedule will be released at a later date.

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