The Florida Panthers snapped a losing streak Friday evening, but they are hoping to extend one for the New Jersey Devils when the two teams meet Saturday night at the Prudential Center.
After losing five in a row, the Panthers (5-8-2) beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Friday for their first win in nearly two weeks. Meanwhile, the Devils (9-4-2) lost four straight after starting the season winning nine of their first 11 games.
Florida's Jonathan Huberdeau, who has 19 points in 15 games, assisted on three of the Panthers' four goals Friday. Aleksander Barkov and Evgenii Dadonov each had a goal and an assist.
It was only the third time this season the Panthers allowed two goals or fewer. They entered play Friday surrendering more than four goals per game, worst in the league. >> Read more
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