Florida Panthers at Pittsburgh Penguins 3/8/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Florida Panthers will travel on the road to the state of Pennsylvania to face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday for a drop time of 7 PM Eastern. This game will be available on ESPN plus and NHL center ice. Florida comes into this game with a record on the season of 37–13–5, and have lost three out of the last five games coming against Nashville, Columbus, and Edmonton by the score of 4–3. The two victories for Florida and it's last five games came against Ottawa, and Detroit by the score of 6–2.
Pittsburgh comes into this game with a record on the season of 34 –14–9, and have won three out of their last five games coming against Columbus, Tampa Bay, and the New York Rangers by the score of 1-0. The two defeats for Pittsburgh came against New Jersey, and on the road against Carolina by the score of 3–2.
Jonathan Huberdeau is leading Florida in points with 76, to go along with 18 goals and the team lead in assists with 58, 19 of those came on the power play as Jonathan Huberdeau is a +23 on the season. Aleksander Barkov is the team leader for Florida and goals with 25, eight of those coming on the power play on 145 shots on goal this season.
Jake Guentzel as a team leader for Pittsburgh in points with 57 to go along with 30 assists on the season and the team lead for Pittsburgh and goals with 27, six of those coming on the power play on 180 shots on goal this year. Kris Letang is the team leader for Pittsburgh and assists with 43, 17 of those coming on the power play as Kris Letang is a +18 on the season for Pittsburgh
Both goalies in this matchup have fantastic records on the season however as a team, both of these squads are averaging 3 1/2 to almost 4 goals per game which is why the safe play in this matchup will be the over. Final Score Prediction: Florida wins 6–4.