The Florida Panthers Really Packed 'Em In For Their Preseason Opener

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This was the anthem scene at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., this afternoon for Predators-Panthers. It proves once and for all that there's no better setting for preseason hockey than a doubleheader that begins at 2:30 on a Monday in south Florida in the middle of September.

A reader sent along the view from somewhere else in the building:


"There are more players than fans here," the reader tells us. Everyone else must just be stuck in traffic.