The Florida Panthers will try to stay on top of the Eastern Conference when they host the Columbus Blue Jackets in FLA Live Arena, Sunrise, FL, on February 24, 2022.
- Florida Panthers vs Columbus Blue Jackets
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 22/2/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: FLA Live Arena, Sunrise, FL
Florida Panthers Stats & Form
The Florida Panthers are on top of the Eastern Conference with a 35-11-5 record which is the second-best record in the league after the Colorado Avalanche. The Panthers got their three-game winning streak snapped in the last game with a 6-4 loss to Nashville.
Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist, Radko Gudas scored his first of the season and Sam Bennett and Aaron Ekblad added scores for Florida. The Panthers are 20-5-3 in Eastern Conference games. Florida averages 9.6 penalty minutes per game, the ninth-most in the league. Radko Gudas leads the team serving 63 total minutes.
Aleksander Barkov leads the Panthers with 23 goals and has 45 points. Huberdeau has two goals and 15 assists over the last 10 games for Florida.
The Panthers are 7-3-0 in the last 10 games, averaging 4.5 goals, 7.3 assists, 4.2 penalties and 9.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with an .894 save percentage.
Florida Panthers News
Jonas Johansson and Markus Nutivaara are out for the Panthers.
Columbus Blue Jackets Stats & Form
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 9th in the Eastern Conference with a 26-23-1 record and are 9 points behind the Boston Bruins who are eighth. Columbus has won 6 of the last 7 games and is coming off a 4-3 overtime win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Patrik Laine scored twice and Adam Boqvist and Brendan Gaunce added a goal for Columbus.
The Blue Jackets are 14-14-0 in Eastern Conference play. Columbus ranks sixth in the Eastern Conference averaging 3.3 goals per game, led by Boone Jenner with 21. Sean Kuraly leads the Blue Jackets with a plus-nine in 50 games this season. Patrik Laine has 12 goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Columbus.
The Blue Jackets are 8-2-0 in the last 10 games, averaging 4.6 goals, 7.2 assists, 2.9 penalties and 5.8 penalty minutes while allowing 3.8 goals per game with an .892 save percentage.
Columbus Blue Jackets News
Joonas Korpisalo, Emil Bemstrom and Elvis Merzlikins will not play for Columbus.
Florida Panthers vs Columbus Blue Jackets Head-to-Head Stats
The Florida Panthers have won 9 of the last 10 games against Columbus. The last time they played, Florida won 8-4.
Four of the last five games between these two have finished over 5.5 games.
Florida Panthers vs Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Odds
The Florida Panthers are favorites to defeat Columbus with the odds at -233 for their win while the odds for the Blue Jackets win are at 445. The draw is set at 475.
The total goals margin is set at 6.5 with -130 for over and 105 for under.
The Florida Panthers are on top of the East but with only one point lead over the Hurricanes. They will not miss the opportunity to win their ninth straight game against Columbus and hold the lead against the opponents. Florida is the best scoring team in the league with 4.1 goals per game and will prove once again why they are considered one of the top contenders for this seasons’ title. Florida will win this one easily in a game that will go over 5.5 goals margin.
- Tip Quote (Home team win): -233 by 22bet
- Tip Quote (Draw): 475 by 22bet
- Tip Quote (Away team win): 445 by 22bet
- Expert betting tip: Florida Panthers to win (-233 by 22bet)