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Florida Ices Carolina 4-1 - Recap

Florida skated to a 4-1 victory over Carolina on Tuesday in NHL action at PNC Arena.

Florida was an underdog by +162 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Tomas Fleischmann, Jerred Smithson, Marcel Goc, and Shawn Matthias each scored for the Panthers in the victory. Fleischmann opened the scoring for Florida, finding the back of the net at 7:39 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Tomas Kopecky.

Jacob Markstrom turned in a 33-save effort for the Panthers.

Carolina got a goal from Jordan Staal in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Carolina got a 40-stop effort from Dan Ellis in the loss.

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

Florida outshot Carolina 44-34 in the game.

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