Barkov scores winner in shootout, Panthers top Senators 2-1
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Aleksander Barkov scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the streaking Florida Panthers over the Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Brandon Pirri also scored a shootout goal for Florida. Roberto Luongo stopped both Ottawa attempts to give the Panthers their fifth straight win. Florida has won 11 of its past 14.
Corban Knight scored in regulation for the Panthers, and Luongo made 15 saves. Jaromir Jagr had an assist.
Mark Stone scored for Ottawa, and Craig Anderson stopped 39 shots.
The Senators have lost five of their past seven, and five straight on the road.
Ottawa had just 12 shots through the first two periods, only two in the third and one in overtime.
Stone tied the score 1-all with his power-play goal 1:31 into the third. Erik Karlsson's shot from the point bounced off Stone and over Luongo's shoulder into the net.
Knight put the Panthers ahead 1-0 at 9:14 of the first. He took a pass from Quinton Howden in the left circle and poked the puck past Anderson.
Jagr took a stick to the face from Alex Chiasson midway through the first. Jagr bled profusely from his mouth before leaving the game.
NOTES: Panthers C Derek MacKenzie and D Alex Petrovic both returned to the lineup. MacKenzie missed four games and Petrovic sat out 12. … Senators forward Bobby Ryan missed the game with a hand injury. Ryan Dzingel made his NHL debut in Ryan's place. . D Cody Ceci sat out with an upper-body injury.
This story has been corrected to reflect postgame scoring changes to save totals for Luongo and Anderson.
- Aleksander Barkov
- Brandon Pirri
- Corban Knight
- Craig Anderson
- Florida Panthers
- Jaromir Jagr
- Mark Stone
- Ottawa Senators
- Roberto Luongo