Panthers preseason sched coming into focus; open September 19 in home "doubleheader" vs Nashville

From the Preds:

Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the Predators will open their eight-game 2011 preseason schedule with a franchise-first doubleheader at the BankAtlantic Center on Monday, Sept. 19.

As remains the case with a number of clubs to this point, the Panthers have not yet officially released their preseason slate, but a small portion of it can be pieced together:

Sept. 19 vs Nashville (game one), TBD

Sept. 19 vs Nashville (game two), TBD

Sept. 23 @ Tampa Bay, 7:30

Sept. 24 vs Tampa Bay, 7:00

Announced schedules (Eastern Conference): BUF, MON, OTT, TBL, TOR, WPG

Yet to be announced (East): BOS, CAR, NJD, NYI, NYR, PHI, PIT, WAS

Teams with publicized preseason schedules have between five and eight games.