Colorado takes on Florida, seeks 7th straight home win

December 11, 2021 GMT

Florida Panthers (18-4-4, second in the Atlantic) vs. Colorado Avalanche (15-7-2, fifth in the Central)

Denver; Sunday, 8 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Avalanche -150, Panthers +123

BOTTOM LINE: Colorado hosts Florida looking to prolong its six-game home winning streak.

The Avalanche are 8-2-1 at home. Colorado averages 11.8 points per game to lead the league, recording 4.4 goals and 7.4 assists per game.

The Panthers are 4-3-4 on the road. Florida has scored 98 goals and ranks second in the league averaging 3.8 goals per game. Aleksander Barkov leads the team with 10.

In their last meeting on Oct. 21, Florida won 4-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nazem Kadri has 34 total points for the Avalanche, 11 goals and 23 assists. Cale Makar has seven goals over the last 10 games for Colorado.

Jonathan Huberdeau leads the Panthers with 22 total assists and has 31 points. Aaron Ekblad has 12 points over the last 10 games for Florida.


LAST 10 GAMES: Avalanche: 7-2-1, averaging 5.2 goals, 8.9 assists, 4.3 penalties and 11.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game with an .871 save percentage.

Panthers: 7-2-1, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while allowing 2.9 goals per game with a .906 save percentage.

INJURIES: Avalanche: Bowen Byram: day to day (upper body), Nazem Kadri: day to day (lower body), Ryan Murray: day to day (lower body).

Panthers: Markus Nutivaara: out (undisclosed), Anthony Duclair: day to day (lower body), Aleksander Barkov: day to day (lower body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.