September 26, 2022
'Strip club sources' say Florida Panthers were partying before getting swept out of playoffs

According to a number of Florida radio personalities, some players were reportedly seen partying at a strip club as late as 3 a.m. on Monday morning, after their Game 3 loss to the Lightning that put the Panthers in a 3-0 series hole.

Panthers interim head coach Andrew Brunette shut down the rumors that had his players partying into the wee hours before their elimination game on Monday night — which saw the Lightning beat Tampa Bay 2-0 to complete a series sweep in the second-round of the 2022 NHL playoffs.

“Brunette wants sources checked. No problem. I just checked with my strip club sources, who are the best in the industry. The report by The Pat and Aaron Show is true,” Slater tweeted.

The top-seeded Panthers are now the first Presidents’ Trophy winners to be swept from a playoff series since the 2019 Lightning were ousted by Columbus in the first round.

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