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Driedger, Stralman lead Panthers past Predators

Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Chris Driedger earned a shutout in his first NHL start, and defenseman Anton Stralman scored twice, leading the host Florida Panthers to a 3-0 win over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. Center Aleksander Barkov also scored for the Panthers, who snapped a three-game losing streak. The win marked a successful start to Florida's nine-game homestand.

Driedger, Stralman lead Panthers past Predators

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Chris Driedger earned a shutout in his first NHL start, and defenseman Anton Stralman scored twice, leading the host Florida Panthers to a 3-0 win over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. Center Aleksander Barkov also scored for the Panthers, who snapped a three-game losing streak. The win marked a successful start to Florida's nine-game homestand.

Panthers look to bounce back at home against Predators

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

The Florida Panthers, who start a nine-game homestand on Saturday night against the Nashville Predators, found themselves in playoff position on Thanksgiving Day, which is usually significant. Historically, roughly 75 percent of the teams who are in playoff position at Thanksgiving hold onto their spot by the end of the season. The Panthers, who have dropped those three games by a combined score of 13-7, have not lost their faith in each other, however.

Trocheck’s shootout goal gives Panthers 3-2 win over Preds

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Florida finally won a game that extended past regulation time. Vincent Trocheck scored the deciding goal in the shootout to give the Panthers a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. Denis Malgin and Brett Connolly scored in regulation for Florida, which has won two of three.

NHL’s furthest south outdoor game will be in Cotton Bowl

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop tossed a football around at Cotton Bowl Stadium on the first day of spring while teammate John Klingberg played with a soccer ball. That historic football field will be covered by a sheet of ice and converted into a hockey rink for them to play their professional sport next New Year's Day when the Stars host the Nashville Predators in the 2020 Winter Classic. It will be the southernmost outdoor game for the NHL.

Friday Sports in Brief

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

AP) - The University of Connecticut announced Friday that it is self-imposing penalties, including the loss of a scholarship for the 2019-20 season, for violations of NCAA rules by its basketball program under former coach Kevin Ollie. UConn fired Ollie after a 14-18 season a year ago, and later detailed numerous NCAA violations it said were committed during his tenure. The NCAA investigated and sent the school a notice in September detailing allegations that included unethical conduct by Ollie, who it said provided false or misleading information about video calls to a recruit from two former UConn stars, Hall of Famer Ray Allen and San Antonio Spurs guard Rudy Gay.

Fifth Third Bank renews partnership with this professional franchise

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Cincinnati's largest lender is set to take the ice with one of the National Hockey League's top teams nearly eight years after striking a multiyear partnership. Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) has extended its contract to serve as the official bank for the Nashville Predators, the $141 billion lender announced Thursday. The announcement comes days after the Predators welcomed fans back into Bridgestone Arena for the 2018 season.