Panthers vs Devils Final: 5-3 - Recap

Panthers vs Devils Final: 5-3 - Recap

The Panthers beat New Jersey 5-3 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Roberto Luongo's 28 saves.

Florida won as a +145 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Florida got goals from Brian Campbell, Scottie Upshall, Brad Boyes, Quinton Howden, and Vincent Trocheck in the victory. Campbell opened the scoring at 9:59 of the first period.

Roberto Luongo stopped 28 of 31 New Jersey shots in the victory.

New Jersey got goals from Jaromir Jagr, Patrik Elias, and Bryce Salvador in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Cory Schneider stopped 17 of 21 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Florida went 0-for-3, while the Devils were 1-for-1 with the man advantage.

Florida lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 31-22.

Next game, Florida takes its act home to face Vancouver looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Tampa Bay.