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Florida Panthers Announce 2018 Preseason Schedule

Cats open preseason with double-header at home versus Predators

Nashville Predators v Florida Panthers Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images

The Florida Panthers have announced the club’s schedule for the 2018 preseason. Florida will play seven total preseason games, including a double-header and two neutral site contests.

The Panthers kick off the preseason as the host of their annual double-header with the Nashville Predators on Monday, September 17 at the BB&T Center.

Following the double-header, the Cats will embark on a four-game road trip, beginning with a match-up against the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday, September 19 at Bell Centre.

The Panthers continue the road portion of their preseason schedule with the first of their two neutral site games, as they visit the Dallas Stars on Saturday, September 22 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, OK.

Florida will face their intra-state rivals, the Tampa Bay Lightning, in the final three games of their preseason; in three different locations.

The two Floridian clubs will tour the Sunshine State beginning with a contest at Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay on Tuesday, September 25, before squaring off at Amway Center in Orlando on Thursday, September 27. The match-up at Amway Center will mark the first time the Panthers and Lightning will face each other in a preseason game in Orlando since September 19, 1996 at the Orlando Arena. The Panthers will close out their preseason at home as they host the Lightning on Saturday, September 29

2018 Florida Panthers Preseason Schedule

Date Opponent Time Location

Sept. 17 vs. Nashville Predators 3:30 PM (ET) BB&T Center

Sept. 17 vs. Nashville Predators 7 PM (ET) BB&T Center

Sept. 19 at Montreal Canadiens TBD Bell Centre

Sept. 22 at Dallas Stars 8 PM (ET) BOK Center (Tulsa)

Sept. 25 at Tampa Bay Lightning 7:30 PM (ET) Amalie Arena

Sept. 27 at Tampa Bay Lightning 7 PM (ET) Amway Center (Orlando)

Sept. 29 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning 7 PM (ET) BB&T Center