Panthers visit the Penguins, aim to extend road winning streak

Tue, Feb 13, 2024
NHL News (AP)

Panthers visit the Penguins, aim to extend road winning streak

Florida Panthers (33-15-4, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (23-19-7, seventh in the Metropolitan Division)

Pittsburgh; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Florida Panthers hit the road against the Pittsburgh Penguins aiming to extend an eight-game road winning streak.

Pittsburgh is 13-8-3 in home games and 23-19-7 overall. The Penguins have gone 21-3-3 when scoring three or more goals.

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Florida has a 17-7-2 record in road games and a 33-15-4 record overall. The Panthers are 13-4-1 when they commit fewer penalties than their opponent.

Wednesday's game is the third time these teams match up this season. The Panthers won 3-2 in a shootout in the previous matchup.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sidney Crosby has 28 goals and 24 assists for the Penguins. Jake Guentzel has four goals and three assists over the past 10 games.

Sam Reinhart has scored 39 goals with 25 assists for the Panthers. Matthew Tkachuk has five goals and 10 assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Penguins: 3-4-3, averaging 2.3 goals, 4.1 assists, 2.8 penalties and 5.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game.

Panthers: 6-2-2, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.4 assists, 6.1 penalties and 13.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.

INJURIES: Penguins: Noel Acciari: day to day (concussion), Jansen Harkins: out (concussion), Matt Nieto: out (knee).

Panthers: None listed.

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

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