The Florida Panthers welcome the Colorado Avalanche into town for a Thursday at the NHL.
The Colorado Avalanche hopes to start a new season after suffering a 6-3 loss at Pittsburgh on Tuesday. The Avalanche received goals in the second period of Tyson Barrie, Carl Soderberg and Matt Nieto with Semyon Varlamov, allowing six goals in 32 pitches.
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Patric Hornqvist walked back and forth with three goals in the third, while Jake Guentzel, Evgeni Malkin and Derick Brassard scored in the first. Kris Letang added two assists and Casey DeSmith took the Pens victory with 42 defenses.
The Florida Panthers are seeking consecutive wins after beating the Boston 5-0 on Tuesday night. Bruins's attack came to a hot goalie while his own defense fought with Jaroslav Halak, giving all five goals in 44 shots.
Mike Hoffman led the Panthers offense with two goals with Mike Matheson, Jonathan Huberdeau and Evgenii Dadonov all lighting the light. Huberdeau and Keith Yandle had two assists each, with Aleksander Barkov adding three assistants to make an easy winner in Florida and 33 stops for Roberto Luongo.
Below 4-0 in Avalanche, the last 4, when your opponent scores 5 or more goals in the previous game and Avalanche is 5-0 in their last 5 when your opponent concedes 2 goals or less in the previous game and Avalanche for 7-1 its last 8 against the Atlantic. Panthers are 0-4 in their last 4 games after a win and the Panthers are 7-1 in their last 8 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game and more is 7-1-2 in Panthers in the last 10 vs. . . More is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Florida.
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