nhl Game Recap
Panthers Down Minnesota 5-4 - Match Report
Florida earned a 5-4 victory over Minnesota behind a 2-goal performance from Frank Vatrano on Saturday at FLA Live Arena.
Florida won as a -149 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 6.0 were rewarded at the payout window.
Frank Vatrano(2), Carter Verhaeghe, Sam Bennett, and Owen Tippett each scored for the Panthers in the victory. Tippett opened the scoring for Florida.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 35 of 39 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Minnesota got goals from Ryan Hartman, Marcus Foligno, Kirill Kaprizov, and Joel Eriksson Ek in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Cam Talbot stopped 32 of 36 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Florida scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 39-37.
Next game, Florida takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Tampa Bay.