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DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau and the Florida Panthers refused to let a terrible first period ruin their entire night.After trailing by three goals Youth Dion Phaneuf Jersey , the Panthers roared back and beat the struggling Detroit Red Wings 4-3 when Huberdeau scored the only goal in a shootout Monday.Florida, which has won six of eight, was down 3-0 after the opening period.“We showed some resiliency and we stuck to our plan,” coach Bob Boughner said. “We told the guys after the first period that we weren’t that bad, but they got some breaks and they ended up in our net.”Jared McCann, Henrik Borgstrom and Jayce Hawryluk scored in the second for Florida to tie it.Roberto Luongo allowed three goals on eight shots before being replaced by James Reimer to start the middle period. Reimer stopped 12 shots and all three attempts in the tiebreaker.“Obviously, it was a pretty bad first period and Lou got hung out to dry. We really pushed in the second period, though Drew Doughty Jersey , and got ourselves back into the game,” Reimer said. “They have some great guys for the shootout — I’ve faced them enough to know. So you just try to keep your eyes on the puck and not fall for their tricks.”Reimer denied Gustav Nyquist, Frans Nielsen — the NHL’s career leader in shootout goals — and Dylan Larkin.Andreas Athanasiou, Nyquist and Thomas Vanek scored for Detroit, which has lost its last five games (0-3-2). Jimmy Howard made 24 saves.“In the second I thought we stopped talking, we stopped moving our feet, we stopped shoulder-checking,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. “So we bogged ourselves down and all of a sudden we were in our end too much.”An apparent power-play goal by Athanasiou 3:55 into the third period was reversed because the play was ruled offside after a challenge by the Panthers.Hawryluk’s third goal of the season with 4:45 left in the second tied the game. Borgstrom brought Florida within one when he scored his third goal with 7:49 remaining in the middle period. McCann made it 3-1 with a short-handed goal at 6:19.The Panthers outshot the Red Wings 14-2 in the second.Athanasiou opened the scoring 5:15 into the game with his 13th goal. Nyquist and Vanek scored 59 seconds apart late in the period.Nyquist made it 2-0 with 2:32 left in the first with his 10th goal. Larkin got an assist to extend his point streak to 14 games (seven goals http://www.officialkings.com/authentic-a...own-jersey , 11 assists), the longest current streak in the NHL and the longest for the Red Wings since Henrik Zetterberg’s 17-game run to begin the 2007-08 season.Vanek scored his sixth goal with 1:33 remaining in the opening period.NOTES: Florida acquired D Chris Wideman from Edmonton in a trade on Sunday for D Alexander Petrovic. Wideman was a healthy scratch. … Red Wings D Trevor Daly was a late scratch and Blashill announced after the game that the veteran will be out three to five weeks with a foot injury.Daly was honored, along with his family, before the game for playing in his 1,000th career game on Dec. 23 in his native Toronto. … It was the third game of the day at Little Caesars Arena. Two games in the Great Lakes Invitational college hockey tournament were played earlier.UP NEXTPanthers: At the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday.Red Wings: Host the Calgary Flames on Wednesday. CHICAGO (AP) — Somewhere along the way, while Patrick Kane was piling up points and the special teams were rounding into form, the talk around the Chicago Blackhawks shifted from draft positioning to the wild-card standings.Another surprising turn in a strange season.After two eight-game losing streaks, a coaching change and a handful of trades and minor league promotions Jake Muzzin Jersey , Chicago is somehow in the mix for a playoff spot in the congested Western Conference. The Blackhawks’ second line of Dominik Kahun, Dylan Strome and Alex DeBrincat accounted for nine points in Sunday’s 5-2 victory over Detroit, running their win streak to a season-high seven in a row.“We’re better than we were before and now we’re going to need to keep getting better,” said coach Jeremy Colliton, who took over after Joel Quenneville was fired on Nov. 6.The Blackhawks (23-24-9) are just four points back of Minnesota for the second wild card heading into Monday’s games. But they also are just four points ahead of Anaheim and Los Angeles in last place in the conference. The last nine teams out West are separated by eight points.For now, Colliton is more focused on how Chicago is playing than anything else.“We’ve got to make sure we don’t think we’re just going to show up and it’ll just happen. We’ve got to work,” Colliton said. “We’ve got to do the right things and if you do it for close to 60 minutes we’ll get the points we want and I’m pretty sure the standings will sort out.”While the Blackhawks struggled for much of the first half of the season, Kane has been a constant force in a performance reminiscent of when he won the Hart Trophy for NHL MVP in 2016. The All-Star forward has 11 goals and 20 assists during a 14-game point streak — the longest active streak in the NHL.After Detroit pulled within one in the third period Jeff Carter Jersey , Kane scored his 33rd goal and then assisted on Jonathan Toews‘ empty-netter to help wrap it up for Chicago.“He’s always involved,” Colliton said. “When he’s on the ice, the other team knows he’s a threat and that’s nice for us to have.”Toews and DeBrincat also have been solid this year, but one of the biggest keys to Chicago’s turnaround has been its depth scoring. Strome has four goals and 12 assists in his last nine games. Kahun had two goals and an assist against the Red Wings.The 21-year-old Strome came over in a Nov. 25 trade with Arizona. He had a disappointing start to his career after the Coyotes took him with the No. 3 pick in the 2015 draft, but he seems to be coming into his own since joining the Blackhawks and being reunited with DeBrincat after they played together in junior hockey.“I’m having fun playing hockey again,” Strome said. “The team’s winning, producing offensively. I’m winning some face-offs and helping the team win. Obviously when the team wins, everyone looks better. Everyone has a good mood in the room.”Chicago’s improved power play also has produced some big goals of late. The Blackhawks have converted at least one power-play opportunity in 15 of their last 18 games http://www.officialkings.com/authentic-a...ick-jersey , going 23 for 59 for a 39 percent success rate over that stretch.Mix in some solid goaltending by Cam Ward and Collin Delia, and there is a glimmer of hope for the Blackhawks after they missed the playoffs last season for the first time in a decade.“I love that we’re playing for something and that guys have that belief in the locker room that if we keep doing what we’re doing, we’re going to give ourselves an opportunity,” Ward said. “Obviously you take care of what you can control. We want to keep this thing rolling.”
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