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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 ET / News
By "Hockey Pat" McGrath  - FloridaPanthers.com
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About Last Night: Panthers 3, Senators 2 (SO)

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 WSH 51 38 9 4 166 114 80
2 FLA 53 31 16 6 143 118 68
3 NYR 53 30 18 5 150 135 65
4 TBL 52 29 19 4 138 123 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
6 DET 53 27 18 8 133 131 62
7 PIT 52 27 18 7 138 132 61
8 NYI 51 27 18 6 143 127 60
9 NJD 54 26 21 7 120 122 59
10 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
11 MTL 54 26 24 4 143 143 56
12 OTT 54 25 23 6 153 166 56
13 PHI 51 23 19 9 121 133 55
14 BUF 53 21 26 6 120 139 48
15 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 50 16 21 11 37
J. Huberdeau 53 10 27 9 37
A. Barkov 43 16 19 13 35
J. Jokinen 53 10 25 11 35
V. Trocheck 53 17 16 3 33
R. Smith 53 16 15 10 31
B. Pirri 49 10 13 -5 23
A. Ekblad 49 10 12 20 22
B. Campbell 53 4 16 16 20
N. Bjugstad 38 9 8 -4 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 23 13 5 .930 2.13
A. Montoya 8 3 1 .929 2.01

 
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