Florida couldn't hang with the Islanders on Monday as New York blasted the Panthers 5-1 at Nassau Coliseum.
New York won as a -110 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got goals from Matt Moulson (3), Radek Martinek, and Josh Bailey in the victory. Moulson opened the scoring at 7:40 of the first period.
Al Montoya turned in a 20-save effort for the Islanders.
Florida got a goal from Mike Santorelli in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Tomas Vokoun stopped 32 of 36 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-5, while the Panthers were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 37-21.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face Ottawa.