Barkov scores winning goal in shootout, Panthers beat Flyers
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Aleksander Barkov scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Florida Panthers to a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night.
Reilly Smith scored twice in regulation, and Barkov and Jonathan Huberdeau also scored for the Panthers. Roberto Luongo stopped 22 shots and Jaromir Jagr had two assists as Florida won its second straight after a three-game skid.
Nick Bjugstad also scored in the shootout for the Panthers. Luongo stopped both Sam Gagner and Nick Cousins in the tiebreaker.
Shayne Gostisbehere, Michael Raffl, Ryan White and Cousins scored in regulation for the Flyers. Gagner had two assists and Steve Mason made 25 saves as the Flyers lost for the first time in four games.
Gostisbehere tied the score with 1:55 left in regulation when his shot from the point got through traffic and found the back of the net.