Sunday, January 5
(Sunrise, FL) -- Tomas Kopecky scored the deciding goal of the shootout to send the Panthers to a 5-4 win over the Predators in South Florida. Kopecky also lit the lamp in regulation along with Brad Boyes, Sean Bergenheim and Marcel Goc . Tim Thomas stopped 38 shots for Florida, which had lost four out of five. Paul Gaustad tied the score for Nashville with under a minute left in regulation. Seth Jones, Mike Fisher and Craig Smith also scored for the Preds while Marek Mazanec made 25 saves. The Predators have lost two straight but have points in four in-a-row.