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Florida hosts Pittsburgh to open season

October 13, 2021 GMT

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).

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