Panthers vs Stars Final: 4-2 - Recap
Marcel Goc scored a pair of goals against the Stars as Florida handed Dallas a 4-2 defeat on Thursday at American Airlines Center.
Bettors who backed the Panthers were rewarded as +140 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Marcel Goc (2), Scott Gomez, and Aleksander Barkov each scored for the Panthers in the victory. Gomez opened the scoring for Florida, finding the back of the net at 17:41 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Scottie Upshall and Brian Campbell.
Tim Thomas stopped 25 of 27 Dallas shots in the victory.
Dallas got goals from Brenden Dillon and Alex Chiasson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Kari Lehtonen stopped 35 of 38 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Florida went 0-for-4, while the Stars were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Florida outshot Dallas 39-27 in the game.
Next game, Florida takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Dallas, they head home to face Washington.