Florida Skates Past Minnesota 2-1 - Recap

Florida Skates Past Minnesota 2-1 - Recap

The Wild came up short Saturday against the Panthers, falling 2-1 in a shootout.

Florida won as a +118 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

The win was clinched by Brad Boyes, who beat Josh Harding in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Florida. Florida got goals from Aleksander Barkov in the victory. Barkov opened the scoring at 6:49 of the third period.

Tim Thomas turned in a 30-save effort for the Panthers.

Minnesota got a goal from Jonas Brodin in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Josh Harding stopped 21 of 22 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Florida scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.

Minnesota outshot Florida 31-22 in the game.

Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blackhawks. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track vs Nashville.