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LIVE! Rookie Game 2: Predators 5 @ Panthers 1 (FINAL)

MarkstromrookWe're now LIVE! and operational from the Coral Springs Incredible IcePlex on the edge of the Everglades with some exciting rookie hockey game action on a beautiful Thursday afternoon.

Got the Diet Coke flowing, TSN SportsCentre on the big screens and Jacob Markstrom in net for the Panthers.

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-- Markstrom gives up his first goal as a Panther (not really) as Chris Mueller knocks one through at 5:19 of the first. Preds have now outscored the Panthers 6-0 in this rookie series.

-- Ryan "Ain't Nothin' But A" Thang puts the Preds up 2-0 in the first period, scoring at 15:30 of the first. Almost this entire first period has been played in the Florida zone.

-- Also, Brady Calla in for Chris Clackson today...

-- Just as I type that, Calla fills Clackson's role by fighting Michael Latta...

END ONE -- END ONE -- END ONE

Stats

Goals: NSH Chris Mueller (Mark Santorelli, Austin Watson) 5:19 1st; NSH Ryan Thang (Ryan Ellis, Taylor Beck) 15:30 1st

Shots: NSH 12, FLA 11

Goalies: NSH Anders Lindback 11-11; FLA Jacob Markstrom 10-12

PP: NSH 0-0; FLA 0-0

Pens: NSH Michael Latta (fight maj) 17:10; FLA Brady Callas (fight maj) 17:10

START SECOND -- START SECOND -- START SECOND

-- Preds make it 3-0 just 39 seconds into the period, Mueller bangs one in for his second goal of the night.

-- Gabriel Bourque makes it 4-0 for the Sabretooths...

END SECOND -- END SECOND -- END SECOND

Stats

Goals: NSH Chris Mueller (Mark Santorelli, Austin Watson) 5:19 1st; NSH Ryan Thang (Ryan Ellis, Taylor Beck) 15:30 1st; NSH Mueller (Roman Josi) :39 2nd; NSH Gabriel Bourque (Latta, Ryan Flynn) 5:59 2nd

Shots: NSH 30, FLA 23

Goalies: NSH Anders Lindback 21-21; NSH Chet Pickard 2-2; FLA Jacob Markstrom 26-30

PP: NSH 0-1; FLA 0-0

Pens: NSH Michael Latta (fight maj) 17:10; FLA Brady Callas (fight maj) 17:10; FLA Erik Gudbranson (trip) 10:52 2nd; FLA Gudbranson (fight maj) 19:54 2nd; NSH Blake Geoffrion (fight maj) 19:54

THIRD -- THIRD -- THIRD

-- Taylor Beck drives in on Markstrom, slides puck through...Preds lead 5-0 midway through the third...third goal in this series for Beck; he had two last night...

-- Got to hear Mitch's 'Panthersssss..." goal call for the first time as Corey Durocher breaks the scoreless streak for the Cats as he knocks in a puck....Only a few minutes left in this one...

STATS WHEN I GET THEM -- FOR THOSE WHO CARE

-- Panthers also lose five-shot bonus shootout 2-0....goals from NSH: Roman Josi and Bourque....

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