Panthers best the Pens, 3-2 in regulation
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SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) – Stephen Weiss scored with 3:30 left in the third period and the Florida Panthers beat Pittsburgh 3-2 on Saturday night, capturing their first win against the Penguins in their last six games.
Brian Campbell and Tomas Fleischmann also scored for Florida, while Jose Theodore had 39 saves
Florida won just its third home game of the season.
Florida took the 3-2 lead during a power play with 3:30 left in the game. During a scrum in front of the Penguins net on, Weiss was able to poke in the puck through Johnson’s legs.
The Penguins tied it at 2 when Staal grabbed a loose puck, slid it along the front of the crease, then wristed it past Theodore at 12:38 of the second.
The Penguins took a 1-0 lead just 1:09 in. Kunitz deflected a shot from Pascal Dupuis toward the net. Theodore blocked it with his chest, but Kunitz poked at the rebound and pushed the puck back into the net.
The Panthers tied it a 1-all when Campbell took a pass from Kris Versteeg in front and backhanded the puck under Johnson’s left arm at 7:28 of the first. Source
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