Panthers vs Penguins Final: 5-1 - Recap
|Panthers vs Penguins Final: 5-1 - Recap|
Hockey bettors who backed the Panthers on the moneyline Monday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Florida easily handled Pittsburgh 5-1 at Consol Energy Centre.
The Panthers were a +255 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Drew Shore (2), Shawn Matthias, Dmitry Kulikov, and Jonathan Huberdeau each scored for the Panthers in the victory. Shore opened the scoring for Florida, finding the back of the net at 15:46 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Scott Clemmensen.
Scott Clemmensen turned in a 35-save effort for the Panthers.
Pittsburgh got a goal from Matt Niskanen in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Pittsburgh got a 23-stop effort from Marc-Andre Fleury in the loss.
On the power play, Florida went 0-for-3, while the Penguins were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 36-28.
Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sabres. The Penguins will aim to get back on the winning track vs Montreal.