SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky made 31 saves and Patric Hornqvist was credited with the eventual winning goal when a teammate’s shot bounced off his shoulder and into the net as the Florida Panthers beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Bobrovsky improved to 4-0-1 this season. Alex Wennberg also scored for the Panthers.
Hornqvist’s winner and sixth goal of the season came on a power play when a shot by Aaron Ekblad deflected off his shoulder and over the head of Thomas Greiss at 8:04 of the second period, making the score 2-1. Hornqvist also had an assist.
“It always hurts a little less when the puck goes in,” Hornqvist said. “All 20 guys out there were really good. It felt like we had control of the puck the whole night. It was a close game, but it didn’t feel like that.”