Panthers vs Red Wings Final: 3-2 - Recap
Florida needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Detroit on Tuesday in NHL action at BB&T Center.
The Panthers were a +115 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
The win was clinched by Brad Boyes, who beat Jimmy Howard in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Florida. Sean Bergenheim and Nick Bjugstad each scored for the Panthers in the victory. Bergenheim opened the scoring for Florida, finding the back of the net at 5:00 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Dmitry Kulikov and Aleksander Barkov.
Tim Thomas stopped 24 of 26 Detroit shots in the victory.
Todd Bertuzzi and Pavel Datsyuk scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.
Detroit got a 25-stop effort from Jimmy Howard in the loss.
On the power play, Florida went 0-for-3, while the Red Wings were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 27-26.
Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Capitals. The Red Wings will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.