Panthers score 3 in 2nd, beat Islanders 5-1

Roberto Luongo finishes with 33 saves for Panthers


Reilly Smith, Aleksander Barkov and Aaron Ekblad all scored in the second period to lead the Florida Panthers to a 5-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.

Vincent Trochek and Jonathan Huberdeau added goals in the  third period, and Roberto Luongo finished with 33 saves for the Panthers.

Florida beat New York for the second time this season, along with a shootout win at home on Nov. 23.

Brock Nelson had his 10th goal of the season for the Islanders, who snapped a five game winning streak and a 10-game stretch without a loss in regulation (8-0-2).

Jaroslav Halak had 12 saves.