- The Florida Panthers defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 in a preseason game.
- Gerry Mayhew had a goal and an assist for the Panthers.
- Steven Lorentz scored a shorthanded breakaway goal for the Panthers.
The Florida Panthers secured a 4-2 preseason victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Gerry Mayhew contributed a goal and an assist, while Steven Lorentz scored a shorthanded breakaway. Mackie Samoskevich and Lucas Carlsson also found the back of the net for the Panthers. The game remained scoreless in the first period, but the Panthers seized the opportunity to open the scoring in the second period. Despite a late surge from the Hurricanes that leveled the game, Mayhew quickly redeemed himself by delivering the winning goal late in the third period. The Panthers now have a 3-1 preseason record.
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