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About Last Night: Panthers 3, Senators 2 (SO)

Luongo stops 37, Bergenheim & Trocheck score 23 seconds apart and the Cats come back to win.

Wednesday, 03.26.2014 / 9:45 AM / News
By "Hockey Pat" McGrath  - FloridaPanthers.com
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About Last Night: Panthers 3, Senators 2 (SO)
Luongo stops 37, Bergenheim & Trocheck score 23 seconds apart and the Cats come back to win.

ABOUT LAST NIGHT is the morning-after recap of last night’s Florida Panthers game produced by “Hockey Pat” McGrath, a lifelong Cats fan who previously wrote for the Florida Panthers themed blog “TheRatTrick”. It is a followup to Hockey Pat’s hilariously informative gameday article: THE LOWDOWN.

The contents of ABOUT LAST NIGHT and all opinions expressed therein are solely those of Hockey Pat and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Florida Panthers or Sunrise Sports & Entertainment LLC. Having said that, if you find yourself laughing or smiling as you read ABOUT LAST NIGHT, feel free to thank us. We accept thank you notes, tweets and ticket purchases.

PANTHERS 3, SENATORS 2 (SO)

Led by another dominating performance from Roberto Luongo, the Florida Panthers overcame a 2-0 second period deficit to defeat the Senators 3-2 in a shootout. Sean Bergenheim and Vincent Trocheck scored goals 23 seconds apart in the second period and Luongo stopped 37 of 39 shots as well as two of the three shootout attempts from the Senators.

Here is what you may have missed:

Tweet Beat

This is how Twitter was reacting to the Panthers big win in Sunrise last night….

First Period:

Lu-per man? Okay I’ll leave…

2nd Period

Understatement of the year.

3rd Period

Overtime

Shootout

Glad that Huberdeau’d is becoming a verb…

Vinsanity!!!

Clamping Down

The Senators came out flying last night firing 20 shots on Luongo in the first period alone. Lu was up to the task and the Panthers were able to tighten things up on the defensive end, giving their goalie some breathing room.

Florida came out in the second frame and logged 19 shots of their own. The defense limited Ottawa to just five shots in the third and two in overtime.

Mock Headlines

Trocheck Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself


Panthers Vote Yes For Victory

Cats Impeach the Sens

Bobby Makes ‘Em Luuu-se

Nothing to See Here…Just Luongo Making Spectacular Saves

Luongo stole the show for the Panthers last night while outdueling counterpart Robin Lehner, who stopped 39 of 41 during regulation.

Here are some of the hits:

Luongo Says No!

One more time for the win!!

Up Next

The Panthers continue at home this week facing the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday and the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 65 41 18 6 175 146 88
2 NYI 66 42 21 3 211 185 87
3 TBL 66 40 20 6 217 173 86
4 NYR 63 39 17 7 197 155 85
5 DET 62 36 15 11 182 160 83
6 PIT 63 36 18 9 182 158 81
7 WSH 66 35 21 10 194 164 80
8 BOS 63 31 22 10 168 165 72
9 FLA 65 28 23 14 159 185 70
10 PHI 65 28 25 12 173 187 68
11 OTT 62 28 23 11 176 167 67
12 NJD 64 27 27 10 144 165 64
13 TOR 65 26 34 5 175 199 57
14 CBJ 63 26 33 4 163 201 56
15 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
16 BUF 64 19 40 5 123 215 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
N. Bjugstad 65 22 17 -8 39
J. Huberdeau 62 10 28 2 38
J. Jokinen 64 6 29 0 35
A. Ekblad 65 11 23 7 34
B. Boyes 63 11 21 9 32
J. Jagr 60 12 19 -10 31
J. Hayes 56 17 12 -5 29
B. Campbell 65 3 20 1 23
A. Barkov 54 10 12 -7 22
D. Kulikov 56 3 15 -5 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 23 16 11 .921 2.37
A. Montoya 5 7 2 .888 3.08
 
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