Huberdeau, Bobrovsky lead Panthers past Red Wings

Jonathan Huberdeau scored two goals and added one assist, and Sergei Bobrovsky made 22 saves as the host Florida Panthers defeated the struggling Detroit Red Wings 4-0 on Saturday night in Sunrise, Fla.Huberdeau — the longest-tenured Florida player in his eighth season — has six goals in his past six games and nine on the campaign for the best 14-game start of his career. It was his 18th career two-goal game, although he has yet to produce a hat trick.Bobrovsky, who left the Columbus Blue Jackets as a free agent and signed a seven-year, $70 million contract with the Panthers in July, turned in his first shutout of the season.Florida also got goals from Brett Connolly and Aleksander Barkov. It was the fifth goal of the season for Connolly. Barkov, Florida’s captain, had no goals in his first 13 games but has two in his past two contests. Barkov also leads Florida with 15 assists, and his 17 points are second on the team, trailing only Huberdeau (18).Defenseman Keith Yandle also contributed on Saturday with two assists.The Red Wings, who got 37 saves from Jonathan Bernier, have lost 10 of their past 11 games, including six straight defeats on the road.

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