Florida hosts Pittsburgh to open season
Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Florida Panthers
Sunrise, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Panthers -167, Penguins +137
BOTTOM LINE: The Florida Panthers start the season at home against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday.
Florida finished 37-14-5 overall with a 20-5-3 record at home a season ago. Goalies for the Panthers recorded three shutouts last season while compiling a .910 save percentage.
Pittsburgh went 37-16-3 overall and 15-12-1 on the road during the 2020-21 season. The Penguins scored 3.4 goals per game while allowing opponents to average 2.8 last season.
INJURIES: Panthers: None listed.
Penguins: Jake Guentzel: day to day (health protocols), Michael Matheson: day to day (lower body).