Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 10, 2024

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May 10, 2024 9:10 AM
On Friday, May 10, 2024, the Florida Panthers travel to Boston's TD Garden to face off against the Bruins in a crucial Game 3 matchup. With the series tied 1-1, both teams will look to gain the upper hand in the Eastern Conference Second Round. Puck drop is set for 7:00 PM ET as these Atlantic Division rivals clash in a pivotal contest.
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Florida Panthers Analysis

As the Florida Panthers gear up to face the Boston Bruins, they'll be relying heavily on their star players to make an impact. Sam Reinhart, leading the team with 57 goals, will need to continue his scoring prowess to keep pace with the high-powered Bruins offense. Meanwhile, Matthew Tkachuk's 62 assists will be crucial in setting up scoring opportunities, assuming he's able to shake off his day-to-day injury status. With Tkachuk's dual threat ability to both score and set up goals, the Panthers' chances of victory hinge on his availability. If Tkachuk can play, the Panthers' top line, led by Reinhart's 94 points, will be a formidable force against the Bruins.

Boston Bruins Analysis

As the Florida Panthers prepare to take on the Boston Bruins, they'll need to be keenly aware of the dominant presence of David Pastrnak, who's been virtually unstoppable this season. With 47 goals, 63 assists, and a staggering 110 points, Pastrnak is the engine that drives the Bruins' offense. His ability to find the back of the net and set up his teammates with scoring opportunities makes him a matchup nightmare, and the Panthers' defense will need to be at the top of their game to contain him. If they can't find a way to slow Pastrnak down, the Bruins' offense could be too much for them to handle, making it a long night in Boston.

Boston Bruins Injuries

  • Danton Heinen (LW): Day-To-Day
  • Brandon Carlo (D): Day-To-Day
  • Andrew Peeke (D): Out
  • Matthew Poitras (C): Out
  • Milan Lucic (LW): Out

Florida Panthers Injuries

  • Sam Bennett (C): Day-To-Day
  • Ryan Lomberg (LW): Day-To-Day
  • Aaron Ekblad (D): Day-To-Day
  • Oliver Ekman-Larsson (D): Day-To-Day
  • Aleksander Barkov (C): Day-To-Day

How to Watch the Florida Panthers vs Boston Bruins

The Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins game will be televised on TNT and is scheduled for Fri 7:00 PM.

Florida Panthers vs Boston Bruins Betting Odds

The Florida Panthers are currently favored to win with odds of -125, a significant shift from the opening line that had the Boston Bruins as slight underdogs at +105. Meanwhile, the Over/Under for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.

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