Florida hosts Carolina after Barkov's 2-goal game

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Carolina Hurricanes vs. Florida Panthers

Sunrise, Florida; Saturday, 6 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Panthers -136, Hurricanes +113; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Carolina Hurricanes visit Florida after Aleksander Barkov scored two goals in the Panthers' 5-4 overtime victory over the Capitals.

Florida went 37-14-5 overall and 20-5-3 at home in the 2020-21 season. Goalies for the Panthers recorded three shutouts last season while compiling a .910 save percentage.

Carolina went 36-12-8 overall a season ago while going 16-9-3 on the road. The Hurricanes averaged 3.1 goals and 5.5 assists per game last season.

The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.

INJURIES: Panthers: Sam Bennett: day to day (upper-body), Radko Gudas: day to day (undisclosed).

Hurricanes: Nino Niederreiter: out (lower-body).

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

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