SUNRISE, Fla. – Alex Wennberg had his first career hat trick as the Florida Panthers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2.
MacKenzie Weegar and Frank Vatrano had a goal and an assist for Florida.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 44 shots and improved his record to 15-5-2.
The win was a season-high fifth straight for the Panthers.
Columbus has won just one of their past seven games (1-5-1).