Panthers edge Islanders in shootout

Panthers edge Islanders in shootout

The Florida Panthers took a 5-4 shootout win over the New York Islanders at BankAtlantic Center Saturday.

Florida won as a -161 home favorite while the final score played OVER the 5.5-goal total.

Nathan Horton netted the shootout winner for the Panthers while Stephen Weiss added a goal and an assist.

The Islanders got a goal and an assist from rookie John Tavares in the loss.