Kris Versteeg sniped 3 goals in leading Florida to a 5-2 win over Winnipeg on Thursday at MTS Centre.
The Panthers were a -118 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Florida got goals from Kris Versteeg (3), Mike Santorelli, and Jason Garrison in the victory. Versteeg opened the scoring at 7:14 of the first period.
Jose Theodore turned in a 25-save effort for the Panthers.
Andrew Ladd and Tim Stapleton scored for the Jets, finding the net behind Jose Theodore.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 11 of 15 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Florida went 2-for-5, while the Jets were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg outshot Florida 27-20 in the game.
Next game, Florida takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Winnipeg, they head on the road to face Columbus.