Panthers down Detroit in overtime 2-1

Barkov goal gives Tom Rowe 1st win as interim coach

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Aleksander Barkov celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime for a win in Detroit on Thursday night.

DETROIT - Aleksander Barkov scored on a breakaway 2:04 into overtime, lifting Florida to a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night and giving interim coach Tom Rowe his first victory with the Panthers.

Florida, playing its second game with Rowe, had lost its last two games. Detroit was 3-0-1 after losing four straight and nine of 11.

The Red Wings went ahead 1:23 into the game when Henrik Zetterberg scored on their first shot, ending a six-game drought. But they struggled on offense the rest of the night.

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