Panthers withstand Bedard's 2 highlight-reel goals in 4-3 victory over Blackhawks
Sun, Nov 12, 2023
NHL News (AP)
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Sam Reinhart had two goals and two assists, Carter Verhaeghe scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Florida Panthers withstood two highlight-reel scores from rookie Connor Bedard to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Sunday.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson had a goal and an assist, Matthew Tkachuk and Evan Rodrigues each had two assists and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 24 shots. The Panthers have won a season-high four straight and are 9-2-1 in their last 12.
Bedard - who has nine goals in his first 13 games - became the youngest player to score twice in a game against Florida, doing so three days after he became the youngest player to have a two-goal game against Tampa Bay. Jason Dickinson also scored for Chicago. Arvid Soderblom made 27 saves.
STARS 8, WILD 3
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Jason Robertson and Wyatt Johnston each had two goals and an assist to help Dallas beat Minnesota to sweep a three-game trip.
Dallas scored five power-play goals on six chances to tie a franchise record and had two short-handed goals. Minnesota set a record for power-play goals allowed.
Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist and Joe Pavelski, Radek Faksa and Evgenii Dadonov also scored. Jake Oettinger stopped 24 shots.
Brandon Duhaime, Vinni Lettieri and Mats Zuccarello scored for the Wild, They have lost three straight.
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