Florida Falls 5-2 to Islanders - Recap
New York got a pair of goals from Michael Grabner as the Islanders skated to a 5-2 victory over Florida on Tuesday at Nassau Coliseum.
The Islanders were a -207 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
New York got goals from Michael Grabner (2), Radek Martinek, Mark Streit, and Matt Moulson in the victory. Moulson opened the scoring at 8:01 of the first period.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 26-save effort for the Islanders.
Marcel Goc and Dmitry Kulikov scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Florida got a 13-stop effort from Jacob Markstrom in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 2-for-3, while the Panthers were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 31-28.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face New York.