Washington Capitals to visit Florida Panthers Thursday
Washington Capitals (5-1-3, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Florida Panthers (8-0-1, first in the Atlantic)
Sunrise, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Panthers -141, Capitals +119; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: The Florida Panthers host the Washington Capitals.
Florida went 37-14-5 overall during the 2020-21 season while going 20-5-3 at home. The Panthers scored 39 power play goals on 190 power play opportunities last season.
Washington finished 36-15-5 overall with a 19-7-2 record on the road a season ago. The Capitals scored 188 total goals last season averaging 3.4 per game.
The teams match up Thursday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Panthers: Sam Bennett: day to day (upper-body).
Capitals: None listed.