- Associated Press - Friday, June 20, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Nashville Predators will play a home doubleheader with the Florida Panthers and also host the Tampa Bay Lightning and Columbus Blue Jackets as part of their preseason schedule.

The preseason schedule was announced Friday.

Nashville will play a split-squad doubleheader with the Panthers at Bridgestone Arena on Sept. 27. The Predators also have home games Sept. 25 with Tampa Bay and Sept. 29 with Columbus.

The Predators open their exhibition schedule Sept. 23 at Tampa Bay and close the preseason Oct. 4 at Columbus. They play four straight home games between those two trips.