Final

Series (Game 1 of 2)

Series tied 1-1

Game 1: Monday, September 19th
Predators5Final
Panthers3
Game 2: Monday, September 19th
Predators3Final
Panthers4

Predators 5

(1-0-0, 2 pts)

Panthers 3

(0-1-0, 0 pts)

3:00 PM ET, September 19, 2011

1 2 3 T
NSH 0 3 25
FLA 0 2 13

Top Skaters

Nashville: C. Wilson - 1 G, 2 A

Florida: D. Kulikov - 1 G

Predators 5, Panthers 3

Associated Press

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Jani Lujunen's goal with 3:11 left broke a tie and lifted the Nashville Predators over the Florida Panthers 5-3 in the first game of an NHL preseason doubleheader Monday.

With totally different rosters, the teams were playing again later Monday night.

Kyle Wilson, Colin Wilson, Chris Mueller and Jonathon Blum also scored for the Predators, who got three assists from Sergei Kostitsyn. Nashville won despite being outshot 37-22.

Dmitry Kulikov, Mark Cullen and Greg Rallo scored for the Panthers.

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