Panthers Down Vancouver 2-1 - Match Report
|Panthers Down Vancouver 2-1 - Match Report|
The Panthers earned a 2-1 victory over the Canucks on Monday at BankAtlantic Center.
Bettors who backed the Panthers were rewarded as +149 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Marcel Goc and Dmitry Kulikov each scored for the Panthers in the victory. Kulikov opened the scoring for Florida, finding the back of the net at 5:00 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Marcel Goc and Shawn Matthias.
Scott Clemmensen turned in a 25-save effort for the Panthers.
Dale Weise scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Scott Clemmensen.
Vancouver got a 20-stop effort from Roberto Luongo in the loss.
Florida scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 26-22.
Next game, Florida takes its act home to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For Vancouver, they head on the road to face Tampa Bay.