NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Noel Acciari scored three goals for his third career hat trick, and the Florida Panthers beat the Nashville Predators 6-2 for their second straight victory.
Acciari, who began the day with no points in 14 games this season, scored twice in a three-goal second period as the Panthers took the lead for good.
He finished off the hat trick with an unassisted goal with 3:02 left.
Aaron Ekblad and Frank Vatrano each had a goal and an assist as the Panthers improved to 8-1-1 on the road this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky made 28 saves in the win for Florida.