Florida hosts New York after Ekblad’s 2-goal game
New York Islanders vs. Florida Panthers
Sunrise, Florida; Saturday, 6 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Panthers -128, Islanders +107; over/under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: Florida hosts the New York Islanders after Aaron Ekblad scored two goals in the Panthers’ 5-4 overtime win against the Penguins.
Florida went 37-14-5 overall and 20-5-3 at home during the 2020-21 season. The Panthers averaged 3.4 goals and 5.6 assists per game last season.
New York finished 32-17-7 overall in the 2020-21 season while going 11-13-4 on the road. The Islanders scored 152 total goals last season while collecting 249 assists.
The teams square off Saturday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Panthers: None listed.
Islanders: None listed.