Florida hosts Carolina after Barkov’s 2-goal game
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Florida Panthers
Sunrise, Florida; Saturday, 6 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Panthers -136, Hurricanes +113; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Carolina Hurricanes visit Florida after Aleksander Barkov scored two goals in the Panthers’ 5-4 overtime victory over the Capitals.
Florida went 37-14-5 overall and 20-5-3 at home in the 2020-21 season. Goalies for the Panthers recorded three shutouts last season while compiling a .910 save percentage.
Carolina went 36-12-8 overall a season ago while going 16-9-3 on the road. The Hurricanes averaged 3.1 goals and 5.5 assists per game last season.
The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Panthers: Sam Bennett: day to day (upper-body), Radko Gudas: day to day (undisclosed).
Hurricanes: Nino Niederreiter: out (lower-body).