Florida Skates Past Boston 6-2 - Recap
|Florida Skates Past Boston 6-2 - Recap|
Boston couldn't hang with the Panthers on Thursday as Florida blasted the Bruins 6-2 at BankAtlantic Center.
Florida won as a +120 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Florida got goals from John Madden, Mikael Samuelsson, Stephen Weiss, Tomas Kopecky, Marcel Goc, and Wojtek Wolski in the victory. Samuelsson opened the scoring at 17:57 of the first period.
Jose Theodore turned in a 24-save effort for the Panthers.
Brian Rolston and Joe Corvo scored for the Bruins, finding the net behind Jose Theodore.
Tim Thomas stopped 23 of 29 shots for the Bruins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Florida scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Boston went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 29-26.
Florida heads into a battle against the Sabres. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.