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Panthers Down Calgary 3-2 - Match Report

Florida needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Calgary on Friday in NHL action at BankAtlantic Center.

The Panthers were a -162 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

The win was clinched by Stephen Weiss, who beat Leland Irving in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Florida. Florida got goals from Sean Bergenheim (2) in the victory. Bergenheim opened the scoring at 6:57 of the first period.

Jose Theodore turned in a 24-save effort for the Panthers.

Olli Jokinen and Rene Bourque scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Jose Theodore.

Leland Irving stopped 39 of 41 shots for the Flames, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Florida scored 0 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Calgary went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Florida outshot Calgary 41-26 in the game.

Florida heads into a battle against the Hurricanes. Calgary, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.