The Las Vegas Golden Knights take on the Florida Panthers in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final tonight. The Golden Knights jumped out to a 2-0 series lead after winning 7-2 on Monday. Alex Lyon gave up three scores before being pulled. Sergei Bobrovsky came in and gave another four goals as Vegas was humming on offense. Adin Hill had 21 saves and gave up two goals in the win.
Can the Golden Knights make it 3-0, or will the Panthers claw their way back and get a much-needed win? Here’s all you need to know about tonight’s all-important NHL matchup.
Golden Knights vs. Panthers Betting Odds
- Fixture: Las Vegas Golden Knights @ Florida Panthers
- Date and Time: Thursday, June 8, 2023, 8:20 p.m. EST
- Location: FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida
Las Vegas is 14-5 in the playoffs. They have scored 74 goals while giving up 49 and average 3.89 goals per game. The Golden Knights have a power play percentage of 21.5% and a penalty kill percentage of 67.9%. Adin Hill will be in the net for game three. He is 9-3-0 and allows 2.06 goals per game while carrying a save percentage of .937.
Florida is 12-6 in the playoffs and has scored 54 goals while giving up 55. They average 3.00 goals per game and allow 3.06 goals per game. The Panthers have a power play percentage of 24.0 and a penalty kill percentage of 69.8. Sergei Bobrovsky will be between the pipes for Thursday’s game. He is 11-4-0 while giving up 2.50 goals per game and has a save percentage of 0.925.
Golden Knights vs. Panthers Prediction
I think the oddsmakers messed up on this one and are giving us a gift. Florida has a home-ice advantage, but the Golden Knights have dominated them thus far. This is a take-the-money-and-run situation with LV at +100 to win outright. Back Vegas to win and take a 3-0 series lead.
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