The Panthers came up short Sunday against the Oilers, falling 3-2.
Edmonton was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Shawn Horcoff, Dustin Penner, and Ryan Jones each scored for the Oilers in the victory. Penner opened the scoring for Edmonton, finding the back of the net at 1:33 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Tom Gilbert and Sam Gagner.
Nikolai Khabibulin turned in a 26-save effort for the Oilers.
Marty Reasoner (2) scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Nikolai Khabibulin.
Florida got a 10-stop effort from Tomas Vokoun in the loss.
Edmonton scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Florida went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 28-13.
Next game, Edmonton takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face Vancouver.