Florida Skates Past Vancouver 3-2 - Recap
|Florida Skates Past Vancouver 3-2 - Recap|
The Canucks came up short Tuesday against the Panthers, falling 3-2 in a shootout.
Bettors who backed the Panthers were rewarded as +200 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.
Jonathan Huberdeau potted the shootout winner for Florida. Florida got goals from Brad Boyes and Shawn Matthias in the victory. Boyes opened the scoring at 3:43 of the first period.
Tim Thomas stopped 27 of 29 Vancouver shots in the victory.
Chris Higgins and Jannik Hansen scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.
Roberto Luongo stopped 34 of 36 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Florida went 1-for-3, while the Canucks were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 36-29.
Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Oilers. The Canucks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Columbus.