FLORIDA PANTHERS PRESEASON GAME NOTES VS. DALLAS STARS Saturday, Sept. 29, 2011 (8:30pm ET start)
American Airlines Center
NICE TO SEE YOU AGAIN: The Florida Panthers take on the Dallas Stars in the second game of the home-and-home series, after losing 4-3 in OT on Tuesday night. LW Tomas Fleischmann, C Jonathan Huberdeau, and D Dmitry Kulikov all scored goals for the Cats.
BETWEEN THE PIPES: On Monday, the Panthers announced that G Scott Clemmensen underwent a minor knee procedure and would be out to start the season. On Tuesday night against Dallas, both G Jacob Markstrom and G Tyler Plante split the goaltending duties. Markstrom turned away all 10 shots he faced, while Plante made 12-of-16 saves.
ROSTER MOVES: On Tuesday, C Quinton Howden was returned to his junior club (Moose Jaw-WHL) and RW Michal Repik was assigned to San Antonio (AHL). The Panthers roster now stands at 29 players (17 forwards, eight defensemen and four goalies).
UP NEXT: The Panthers open the 2011-12 regular season against the New York Islanders on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. at the Nassau Coliseum.