Panthers Down Montreal 3-1 - Match Report
|Panthers Down Montreal 3-1 - Match Report|
Tomas Vokoun stopped 40 shots against Montreal on Saturday, leading Florida to a 3-1 victory at Bell Centre.
Bettors who backed the Panthers were rewarded as +135 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Michael Frolik, David Booth, and Shawn Matthias each scored for the Panthers in the victory. Frolik opened the scoring for Florida, finding the back of the net at 12:10 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Shawn Matthias and Christopher Higgins.
Tomas Vokoun stopped 40 of 41 Montreal shots in the victory.
Mathieu Darche scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Tomas Vokoun.
Carey Price stopped 28 of 31 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Florida went 0-for-3, while the Canadiens were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 41-31.
Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Thrashers. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track at Columbus.