Recap - Panthers Defeat Phoenix 2-1

Recap - Panthers Defeat Phoenix 2-1

Florida earned a 2-1 victory over Phoenix on Saturday, but needed a shootout to do it at Jobing.com Arena.

Florida was an underdog by +167 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.

The win was clinched by Michael Frolik, who beat Ilya Bryzgalov in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Florida. Florida got goals from Michael Frolik in the victory. Frolik opened the scoring at 10:21 of the second period.

Scott Clemmensen turned in a 40-save effort for the Panthers.

Martin Hanzal scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Scott Clemmensen.

Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 36 of 37 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Florida went 0-for-4, while the Coyotes were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Phoenix outshot Florida 41-37 in the game.

Florida heads into a battle against the Avalanche. Phoenix, meanwhile, will have their next action against Anaheim.