Florida Skates Past Pittsburgh 3-2 - Recap
Jose Theodore made 39 stops Saturday to lead the Panthers over the Penguins 3-2 at BankAtlantic Center.
Bettors who backed the Panthers were rewarded as +103 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Brian Campbell, Stephen Weiss, and Tomas Fleischmann each scored for the Panthers in the victory. Campbell opened the scoring for Florida, finding the back of the net at 7:28 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Kris Versteeg and Stephen Weiss.
Jose Theodore stopped 39 of 41 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.
Pittsburgh got goals from Chris Kunitz and Jordan Staal in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Brent Johnson stopped 28 of 31 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Florida scored 2 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Pittsburgh went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 41-31.
Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Devils. The Penguins will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.