Panthers vs Hurricanes Final: 3-2 - Recap
|Panthers vs Hurricanes Final: 3-2 - Recap|
Florida earned a 3-2 victory over Carolina on Saturday, but needed a shootout to do it at PNC Arena.
Florida won as a -101 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Stephen Weiss potted the shootout winner for Florida. Tomas Fleischmann and Wojtek Wolski each scored for the Panthers in the victory. Fleischmann opened the scoring for Florida, finding the back of the net at 13:58 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Kris Versteeg and Keaton Ellerby.
Jose Theodore turned in a 26-save effort for the Panthers.
Jussi Jokinen and Justin Faulk scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Jose Theodore.
Carolina got a 42-stop effort from Justin Peters in the loss.
On the power play, Florida went 0-for-2, while the Hurricanes were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 44-28.
Next game, Florida takes its act home to face Montreal looking for another win. For Carolina, they head home to face Nashville.