Panthers sweep Predators in preseason doubleheader
The Panthers top the Predators to pull off a sweep of their preseason doubleheader.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS FS Florida
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Tomas Fleischmann scored at 4:13 of overtime to give the
Florida Panthers a 3-2 victory and a split-squad preseason doubleheader sweep of the
Nashville Predators on Monday night.
Earlier in the day, the Panthers scored three goals in the third period to beat the Predators 6-3 in the opener.
Craig Smith put the Predators up 1-0 at 12:57 in the first period of the nightcap, but the Panthers tied it 13 seconds later on Jared Gomes' goal.
Gabriel Bourque put Nashville back in front 2-1 at 11:30 of the second period.
The Panthers got even again when
Tomas Kopecky scored with 9:49 remaining in regulation.
In the first game,
Brad Boyes put the Panthers ahead 4-3 with 7:16 remaining.
Scottie Upshall had his second goal of the game with 6:37 left, and
Quinton Howden scored at 15:37 to cap the third-period outburst.