nhl Game Recap
Panthers Down New York 6-1 - Match Report
The Islanders came up short Tuesday against the Panthers, falling 6-1.
The Panthers were a -178 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Florida got goals from Jonathan Huberdeau, Ryan Lomberg, Carter Verhaeghe, Frank Vatrano, Aaron Ekblad, and Patric Hornqvist in the victory. Huberdeau opened the scoring at 6:58 of the first period.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 27 of 28 New York shots in the victory.
New York got a goal from Kyle Palmieri in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ilya Sorokin stopped 13 of 17 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Florida scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 36-28.
Florida heads into a battle against the Devils. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Calgary.