New York Skates Past Florida 4-3 - Recap
|New York Skates Past Florida 4-3 - Recap|
New York skated to a 4-3 victory over Florida on Saturday in NHL action at BB&T Center.
Bettors who backed the Islanders were rewarded as -125 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
New York got goals from Radek Martinek, Brad Boyes, Kyle Okposo, and Casey Cizikas in the victory. Okposo opened the scoring at 15:26 of the first period.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 27-save effort for the Islanders.
Marcel Goc, Mike Santorelli, and T.J. Brennan scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Scott Clemmensen stopped 21 of 25 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 0 times on 0 chances on the power play, while Florida went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 30-25.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Ottawa looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face Carolina.