The Florida Panthers announced today their six-game 2014 preseason schedule.
Florida opens the preseason on Wednesday, Sept. 24 when they host the Dallas Stars at BB&T Center at 7:30 p.m. The Panthers travel to Nashville and play a day-night doubleheader against the Predators on Saturday, Sept. 27, followed by a game in Dallas against the Stars on Monday, Sept. 29, at 8:30 p.m.
Florida closes out the 2014 preseason with a pair of games against their intrastate rivals, the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Cats host the Lightning on Thursday, Oct.2 at 7:30 p.m. and travel to Tampa Bay on Saturday, Oct. 4 for a game at 7 p.m.
2014 PRESEASON SCHEDULE:
Date: Opponent: Location: Time:
Wed., Sept. 24 vs. Dallas Stars BB&T Center 7:30 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 27 @ Nashville Predators Bridgestone Arena 4 p.m.
Sat., Sept 27 @ Nashville Predators Bridgestone Arena 8 p.m.
Mon., Sept. 29 @ Dallas Stars American Airlines Center 8:30 p.m.
Thur., Oct. 2 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning BB&T Center 7:30 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 4 @ Tampa Bay Lightning Tampa Bay Times Forum 7 p.m.
*All Times EDT*
**Dates & Times subject to change without notice**
The 2014 NHL Draft will take place at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on June 27, with Florida owning the No. 1 overall selection. Fans are encouraged to cheer the Panthers on at the team's Draft party at Bokamper's Sports Bar & Grill--Plantation (1280 South Pine Island Rd.), beginning at 5:30 p.m.