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Panthers prospects rock Predators by 8-5 count

Cats bounce back after lackluster performance on Saturday

Florida Panthers v Nashville Predators Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images

After a rough final forty minutes against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, the Florida Panthers development camp crew bounced back by spanking the Nashville Predators by an 8-5 count at AdventHealth Center Ice in Wesley Chapel, FL.

The Kiddie Cats hung a five-spot on the Baby Preds in the opening period and never looked back.

Logan Hutsko and Serron Noel each scored twice and Grigori Denisenko, Eric Alarie, Justin Nachbaur and Henry Bowlby also lit the lamp.

Earning assists were Karch Bachman, Frederic Brunet, Bowlby, Denisenko, Matt Kiersted, Anton Lundell, Nachbaur (2), Noel, Simon Pinard and Justin Sourdif (2).

Tye Austin got start and gave up four goals before giving way to fellow development camp invitee Olivier Adam, who surrendered the final Nashville goal.

Assorted Highlights

Goal #2

Goal #3

Goal #4

Goal #5

Goal #6

Goal #8

Denisenko post-game shootout goal

The Panthers prospects will practice today and finish off the tournament by playing the Tampa Bay Lightning tomorrow at 1 p.m.

The Lightning moved to 2-0 with Sunday’s 6-5 shootout victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Prospect Showcase Tournament Standings

Lightning 2-0-0 - 4 points

Hurricanes 1-0-1 - 3 points

Panthers 1-1-0 - 2 points

Predators 0-2-0 0 points

Florida can win the tournament with a regulation win over Tampa Bay and a Nashville win in regulation over Carolina.