Rau Recalled by Panthers

Oct 21, 2016
Springfield, MA – Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have recalled forward Kyle Rau from the Thunderbirds.

The 23-year old Rau has played in two games with Springfield this season. During the 2015-16 season, Rau played nine games with Florida and played in 63 AHL games with the Portland Pirates recording 31 points (17-14-31).
The 5-foot-8, 178-pound native of Eden Prairie, Minnesota was originally selected by Florida in the third round (91st overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft.

The Thunderbirds will open their home ice schedule at the MassMutual Center tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 22 for Opening Night presented by MGM Springfield against the St. John's Ice Caps. Preceding the game is the T-Birds Tailgate from 4-6 p.m. at Court Square, adjacent to the MassMutual Center.
Tickets to the Thunderbirds' home opener are sold out; however, In celebration of this sell out milestone, the Thunderbirds will be offering up to $5 off the price of a ticket for next Friday and Saturday’s games.  This is an opportunity both for those who were unable to make it to Opening Night as well as those who want to come back for more. The Friday, October 28th game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers is $1 Night (with $1 hot dogs, soda, and popcorn) and launches the Pregame Concert Series. Saturday, against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, features T-Birds Trick or Treat for Halloween. Each game is set for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck drop.
Interested in being part of the next era of AHL hockey in Springfield? Springfield Thunderbirds Season Ticket Memberships start as low as $12 per game and feature the most exclusive benefits, including a commemorative jersey. For more information, fans may call the Thunderbirds ticket office at (413) 739-GOAL (4625).
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