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Panthers Go To Round Two Vs Sens

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers
By Dave Joseph for floridapanthers.com

 
Tomas Vokoun, Gregory Campbell, Cory Stillman, Michael Frolik and Bryan McCabe will all see their first action in the preseason tonight when the Panthers attempt to win their second game in as many nights against the Senators.

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The Panthers, who Tuesday beat the Senators 3-1 in Nova Scotia, play tonight in Ottawa at Scotiabank Place. The Panthers lineup tonight is:
 
FORWARDS
11 - Gregory Campbell
21 - Graham Mink
22 - Jeff Taffe
27 - Steven Reinprecht
37 - Jamie Johnson
49 - Andrew Sweetland
59 - AJ Jenks
61 - Cory Stillman
64 - Adam Keefe
67 - Michael Frolik
68 - Mike Duco
85 - Rostislav Olesz

DEFENSEMEN
3 - Clay Wilson
15 - Christian Backman
24 - Bryan McCabe
43 - Dmitry Kulikov
44 - Jordan Leopold
52 - Jason Garrison

GOALTENDERS
29 - Tomas Vokoun
35 - Tyler Plante
 
After falling behind 1-0 Tuesday, the Panthers got goals from Kamil Kreps, David Booth and rookie Scott Timmins. Nathan Horton, playing alongside ‘Sunrise Express’ linemates Booth and Stephen Weiss had two assists.
 
Coach Peter DeBoer saw some “good things.”
 
“I thought we started our slowly,” he said. “I thought our first period we tried to do a little too much. In the second and third, when we simplified our game and got back to playing the way we want to play, we had some success.”
 
Goalie Scott Clemmensen, making his first start in a Panthers uniform, stopped 13 of 14 shots in the first 40 minutes before coming out of the game. Clemmensen said, “Overall, I was pretty happy with the way things went and the way I felt.”
 
NOTE
 
The Panthers will play their third preseason game in three nights Thursday when they travel to Montreal to play the Canadiens and new coach Jacques Martin...Nick Tarnasky exchanged blows with Chris Neil Tuesday in Nova Scotia. According to Neil, “It’s good to get one under your belt and get back in the groove.”…
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