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Territory Talk: Driedger Talks 1st NHL Start & Long Road to the Panthers

by Jameson Olive & Doug Plagens @FlaPanthers /

On this week's episode of the Territory Talk podcast, new Florida Panthers goaltender Chris Driedger sits down with Jameson Olive and Doug Plagens for a nice long chat about picking up the win in his first NHL start, the long and winding road it took for him to get there and his mindset moving forward. Also, Jameson and Katie Gaus take some time to break down the team's impressive shutout win over Nashville, tough loss to Minnesota and the road ahead.

Highlights of the episode include:

• Starting off the homestand with a dominant win over Nashville. (1:35)

Chris Driedger talks about his first NHL start and road to the Panthers. (6:45)

• What to make of Tuesday's loss against Minnesota? (24:30)

• Joel Quenneville and Aleksander Barkov on the loss to the Wild. (26:20)

• The Panthers prospect of the week! (31:10)

• Looking ahead to a big weekend at BB&T Center. (35:40)

• The holiday cheer is starting to be felt around South Florida. (42:25)

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