Detroit Falls 2-1 to Panthers - Recap

Detroit Falls 2-1 to Panthers - Recap

Florida skated to a 2-1 victory over Detroit on Saturday in NHL action at Joe Louis Arena.

Bettors who backed the Panthers were rewarded as +117 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.

Florida got goals from Jimmy Hayes and Jonathan Huberdeau in the victory. Hayes opened the scoring at 2:59 of the second period.

Tim Thomas stopped 22 of 23 Detroit shots in the victory.

Daniel Cleary scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.

Detroit got a 35-stop effort from Jonas Gustavsson in the loss.

Florida scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Detroit went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 37-23.

Next game, Florida takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Florida.