Nick Bonino scored two goals and had an assist for the Nashville Predators in a 6-3 win against the Florida Panthers on Monday in the first game of a split-squad doubleheader at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
It was the first preseason game for each team.
Tanner Jeannot scored the first of five straight goals for the Predators after the Panthers took a 3-1 lead on Jayce Hawryluk's goal at 2:05 of the second period. Austin Watson, Philip Tomasino and Rem Pitlick also scored for Nashville. Brett Connolly had a goal and an assist in his preseason debut with Florida, and Colton Sceviour scored.
Troy Grosenick allowed three goals on 12 shots for the Predators before being relieved by Connor Ingram, who made the save on all 11 shots he faced. Starter Chris Driedger made 15 saves on 17 shots for the Panthers, and Philippe Desrosiers allowed three goals on 11 shots.