nhl Game Recap
Panthers Down Chicago 5-4 - Match Report
Carter Verhaeghe scored twice to lead the Panthers over Chicago 5-4 on Tuesday at BB&T Center.
Bettors who backed the Panthers were rewarded as -148 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.5.
Carter Verhaeghe(2), Patric Hornqvist, Keith Yandle, and Frank Vatrano each scored for the Panthers in the victory. Verhaeghe opened the scoring for Florida.
Sergei Bobrovsky turned in a 30-save effort for the Panthers.
Chicago got goals from Dominik Kubalik(2), Patrick Kane, and Philipp Kurashev in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Kevin Lankinen stopped 23 of 28 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Florida went 3-for-4, while the Blackhawks were 2-for-2 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 34-28.
Next game, Florida takes its act on the road to face Carolina looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face Detroit.