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PHOTO: Afternoon preseason hockey in Florida is a bad idea

By Brian Stubits | CBSSports.com

Plenty of good seats still available in Sunrise. (@rinkside)
Plenty of good seats still available in Sunrise. (@rinkside)

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Perhaps playing afternoon preseason hockey in the sports hotbed that is South Florida wasn't the best idea in the world to attract fans on a Monday afternoon. The Panthers proved that against the Predators.

Surely that's going to help with the franchise's reputation with supportive fans. Then again, not sure what they expected with a scheduled game like that. At least theirs doesn't come in the regular season like another South Florida sports team.

*Disclaimer: There are plenty of good Florida hockey fans, I know many myself, but that's still embarrassing.

S/t to @Rinkside

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