Preview: Panthers wrap up road trip with showdown against Bruins
TV: FOX Sports Florida
TIME: 7 p.m.
Florida Panthers (8-4-5, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Boston Bruins (11-3-3, first in the Atlantic Division)
Boston will try to break its three-game slide when the Bruins play Florida.
The Bruins are 5-2-3 in Eastern Conference games. Boston leads the league with 17 power-play goals, led by David Pastrnak with nine.
The Panthers are 2-1-1 against opponents from the Atlantic Division. Florida ranks fourth in the league averaging 6.2 assists per game, led by Aleksander Barkov Jr. with 1.0.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.
Pastrnak leads the Bruins with 15 goals, adding 15 assists and recording 30 points. Brad Marchand has collected 18 points over the last 10 games for Boston.
Brian Boyle leads the Panthers with a plus-4 in nine games played this season. Barkov has collected 16 points over the last 10 games for Florida.
LAST 10 GAMES
Panthers: 6-2-2, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.2 assists, 3.4 penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes while allowing 3.3 goals per game with a .887 save percentage.
Bruins: 6-2-2, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.3 assists, 4.3 penalties and 11.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.