Senators hand Panthers worst home loss since 2013, 8-2

Josh Norris of the Ottawa Senators scores a second period goal past goaltender Spencer Knight of the Florida Panthers at the FLA Live Arena on December 14, 2021 in Sunrise, Florida. (Joel Auerbach, 2021 Getty Images)

SUNRISE, Fla. – Josh Norris scored two goals and Anton Forsberg made 33 saves to lift the Ottawa Senators over the Florida Panthers 8-2.

Nick Paul and Brady Tkachuk each scored a late power-play goal, and Drake Batherson had a goal and two assists.

Tim Stutzle, Dylan Gambrell and Austin Watson also scored for Ottawa. Connor Brown had three assists.

Sam Reinhart and Jonathan Huberdeau scored for the Panthers, who lost at home for only the second time this season.

The Senators have won five of six.

Florida goaltender Spencer Knight gave up a career-worst eight goals on 38 shots.

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