Florida Falls 3-2 to Wild - Recap
|Florida Falls 3-2 to Wild - Recap|
The Panthers came up short Friday against the Wild, falling 3-2.
Minnesota won as a -215 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jason Pominville, Zach Parise, and Charlie Coyle each scored for the Wild in the victory. Parise opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 4:59 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville.
Josh Harding turned in a 22-save effort for the Wild.
Tomas Kopecky and Jonathan Huberdeau scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Josh Harding.
Tim Thomas stopped 17 of 20 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Florida went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 24-20.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track at Colorado.