GameDay Caterwaul: Florida Panthers vs Nashville Predators

Cats open key seven-game homestand tonight

Facing an uphill battle to make the postseason, the Florida Panthers (30-26-6) will be on the prowl for two points when they host the Nashville Predators (29-23-6) tonight at FLA Live Arena to open a crucial seven-game homestand. Despite missing top two centers Aleksander Barkov and Sam Bennett, the Cats pulled off an impressive 4-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday. The Predators, who are coming off a 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh, will be playing the first of six-straight on the road. While Nashville has sold off some pieces recently, they still have a chance, albeit a small one, at a wild card.

  • WHEN: 7:00 p.m. ET
  • WHERE: FLA Live Arena, Sunrise, FL
  • ON THE TUBE: Bally Sports Florida, Bally Sports South
  • ON THE DIAL: 560 WQAM (D/B), 1230 The Gambler (PB), Thunder 100.3 (Keys)
  • SOCIALS: #TimeToHunt, #Smashville, #NSHvsFLA, @LitterBoxCats, LBC FaceBook
  • ENEMY INTEL: On The Forecheck
  • FLA IN SEASON SERIES: Game 2 of 2 (0-1-0)
  • LAST MEETING: @NSH 7, FLA 3 - (Recap) 2/18/2023
  • NEXT MEETING: That’s All Folks!
  • PROJECTED STARTERS: Sergei Bobrovsky (18-16-2 .904/3.06 1SO) vs Kevin Lankinen (6-5-1 .919/2.70 0SO)
  • PLAYER STATS: Florida / Nashville/

Thursday in the Atlantic (Standings/Panthers Playoff Chances):

  • BUFFALO (31-24-4 66P)  at BOSTON (47-8-5 99P) 7 p.m.
  • OTTAWA (30-26-4 64P) at N.Y. Rangers (35-17-9 79P) 7 p.m.
  • Pittsburgh (30-21-9 69P) at TAMPA BAY (37-19-4 78P) 7 p.m.
  • Seattle (33-21-6 72P) at DETROIT (28-24-8 64P) 7 p.m.
  • TORONTO (37-16-8 82P) at Calgary (27-21-13 67P) 9 p.m.
  • MONTREAL (26-30-4 56P) at Los Angeles (34-20-8 76P) 10:30 p.m./

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