Florida vs New York Recap - Panthers Win 5-3
|Florida vs New York Recap - Panthers Win 5-3|
Florida got a 35-save performance from Tim Thomas as the Panthers handed New York a 5-3 loss on Sunday at Nassau Coliseum.
The Panthers were a +128 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Florida got goals from Scottie Upshall (2), Shawn Matthias (2), and Marcel Goc in the victory. Matthias opened the scoring at 18:15 of the second period.
Tim Thomas stopped 35 of 38 New York shots in the victory.
Thomas Vanek (2) and Ryan Strome scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.
New York got a 29-stop effort from Anders Nilsson in the loss.
On the power play, Florida went 1-for-4, while the Islanders were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Florida 38-34 in the game.
Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track at Winnipeg.