Florida (4-3-0) came into town high off their win at home against the Islanders on Saturday night.
The Habs (1-4-2), coached by former Panthers bench boss, Jacques Martin, came into the game on a six-game losing streak.
The Habs came on strong, scoring on their first power-play opportunity of the night. Tomas Fleischmann returned the favor with four minutes left in the first on a power-play goal of his own.
The teams skated to a scoreless second, with both goalies putting on a clinic.
Scottie Upshall netted the game-winner halfway through the third, with Jacob Markstrom withstanding a six-on-four onslaught to close out the night.
The Panthers looked sharp, fast and aggressive tonight. They won because their team is clearly better than the Canadians. How did everybody fare? Let's run down tonight's lineup one player at a time.