Florida hosts Minnesota after Stralman’s 2-goal game
Sunrise, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Florida hosts the Minnesota Wild after Anton Stralman scored two goals in the Panthers’ 3-0 victory over the Predators.
The Panthers are 7-3-2 at home. Florida is fourth in the NHL recording 9.5 points per game, averaging 3.5 goals and 6.0 assists.
The Wild are 5-10-2 on the road. Minnesota has given up 15 power-play goals, killing 81% of opponent chances.
The teams face off Tuesday for the first time this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Wild: 6-1-3, averaging 3.2 goals, 4.9 assists, three penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .921 save percentage.
Panthers: 6-4-0, averaging 3.6 goals, 5.9 assists, 2.7 penalties and 5.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .890 save percentage.
Panthers Injuries: Jayce Hawryluk: out (upper body).
Wild Injuries: None listed.