Bobrovsky stops 38 shots, Panthers hold off Blue Jackets 4-2
Sergei Bobrovsky of the Florida Panthers blocks a shot by Max Domi of the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on January 26, 2021 in Columbus, Ohio. COLUMBUS, Ohio – Sergei Bobrovsky made 38 saves and the Florida Panthers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2. Patric Hornqvist and Owen Tippett had power-play goals in the second period for the Panthers, and Juho Lammikko and Carter Verhaeghe also scored for Florida, which has won three of four. Michael Del Zotto and Oliver Bjorkstrand had goals for the Blue Jackets, and Joonas Korpisalo stopped 29 shots. Columbus has lost five of seven.
Huberdeau has 4-point game, Panthers beat Canadiens 6-5
SUNRISE – Jonathan Huberdeau scored two goals in just over 30 seconds and added two assists, and Florida’s top line had a nine-point game as the Panthers beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-5 on Sunday night. Aleksander Barkov had two goals and an assist and Mike Matheson added a goal and two assists. The top line of Huberdeau, Barkov and Dadonov notched four goals and five assists. Barkov countered with his second goal of the game at 3:41, tying the score at 3-all. Huberdeau scored twice in a 35-second span for a 5-3 lead.