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Panthers hand Hurricanes first home loss, 4-3

Panthers rally to beat Carolina, 4-3
Florida Panthers goaltender Chris Driedger (60) catches the puck despite a screen from Carolina...
Florida Panthers goaltender Chris Driedger (60) catches the puck despite a screen from Carolina Hurricanes' Jordan Martinook (48) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)(WITN)
Published: Feb. 17, 2021 at 8:39 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 18, 2021 at 12:49 PM EST
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau scored his second goal of the game with 2:31 remaining in overtime as the Florida Panthers rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-3, Wednesday night.

Huberdeau opened the scoring for Florida and added an assist before his seventh goal of the season sealed the win. Alex Wenneberg and Juho Lammikko also scored for the Panthers.

Jordan Staal and Sebastian Aho scored in the first period and Vincent Trocheck added a goal in the third for the Hurricanes, who lost for the first time in five home games.

Panthers goalie Chris Driedger made 32 saves. Carolina’s Alex Nedeljkovic stopped 33 shots.

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