Aho has 2 short-handed goals, Hurricanes beat Panthers 4-2

Sergei Bobrovsky of the Florida Panthers celebrates a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings at the BB&T Center on March 30, 2021 in Sunrise, Florida.
Sergei Bobrovsky of the Florida Panthers celebrates a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings at the BB&T Center on March 30, 2021 in Sunrise, Florida. (2021 Getty Images)

SUNRISE – Sebastian Aho scored two short-handed goals and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Thursday night.  

Nino Niederreiter and Jordan Martinook also scored, Alex Nedeljkovic made 30 saves, and Martin Necas had three assists.

The Hurricanes have won six consecutive games against the Panthers this season.

Aleksander Barkov scored twice for Florida, and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 25 shots.

The Panthers lost for the first time at home in eight games. The teams will finish the two-game set Saturday.