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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.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 48 30 14 4 156 127 64
2 NYI 46 31 14 1 151 129 63
3 DET 47 27 11 9 139 119 63
4 MTL 45 29 13 3 123 106 61
5 PIT 46 26 12 8 138 117 60
6 NYR 44 27 13 4 134 106 58
7 WSH 46 24 13 9 137 120 57
8 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
9 FLA 44 20 14 10 107 122 50
10 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
11 TOR 48 22 23 3 142 150 47
12 PHI 48 19 22 7 130 146 45
13 CBJ 45 20 22 3 113 142 43
14 NJD 47 17 22 8 107 134 42
15 CAR 46 16 25 5 98 120 37
16 BUF 47 14 30 3 89 167 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
N. Bjugstad 44 15 12 1 27
J. Huberdeau 41 8 17 1 25
A. Ekblad 44 6 19 7 25
J. Jokinen 43 4 20 0 24
J. Hayes 36 13 7 1 20
B. Boyes 42 9 11 1 20
S. Bergenheim 33 7 9 4 16
T. Fleischmann 38 5 8 9 13
V. Trocheck 28 4 9 6 13
D. Kulikov 39 1 12 -2 13
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 17 10 8 .923 2.32
A. Montoya 3 4 2 .887 3.09
 
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