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Florida vs New Jersey Recap - Panthers Win 4-3

Florida skated to a 4-3 victory over New Jersey on Friday in NHL action at Prudential Center.

Florida won as a +123 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Florida got goals from Chris Higgins, Dennis Wideman, Rostislav Olesz, and Mike Santorelli in the victory. Higgins opened the scoring at 6:52 of the first period.

Tomas Vokoun turned in a 28-save effort for the Panthers.

New Jersey got goals from Jason Arnott, Travis Zajac, and Mark Fayne in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Johan Hedberg stopped 24 of 28 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Florida went 1-for-2, while the Devils were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Florida lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 31-28.

Florida heads into a battle against the Blues. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Montreal.