SUNRISE, FLA – Roberto Luongo Made 33 saves for the checkout in his return to the Florida Panthers network, a 5-0 win against the Boston burns at BB & T Center on Tuesday.
Luongo missed the previous five games because of a knee injury. The check-up was the 77th of his career, moving him past Ed Belfort and Tony Esposito for a nifty spot on the NHL all-time list.
Jonathan Huberdeau Has a purpose and two assists to extend its strike of multipoint games to six, and Mike Hoffman Scored two goals for the panthers (11-10-5).
Evgeny Dadonov And Mike Mateson Scored, and Alexander Barkov Has three assists.
Huberdeau is one shy of the panters record for most consecutive multipoint games, set by Pavel Bure in March 2001.
Jaroslav Halak Made 39 Saves for the Bruins (14-9-4), which lost for the third time in four games. Boston was for the fifth time for this season.
Florida has been controlling four goals in the second half.
Hoffman gave the panthers a 1-0 lead at 4:21 when he poked home a loose pack in the fold. Huberdeau has an assistant for his 296 NHL point, which moved him last Nathan Horton in fourth on Florida's all-time list.
Mateson made it 2-0 at 13:13 with an end-to-end rush before Huberdeau scored on a wrist shot from the top of the left face-off cross to give Florida a 3-0 lead at 15:14.
Hoffman had it 4-0 with 3.7 seconds left at the time with a power-game goal when he had one-timed Barrow's pass in the right circle.
Dedonov scored another power-game goal at 14:26 from the third time for the 5-0 final score.
Panthers ahead Nick Bjjestad Left the game at 12:19 from the third season after he was hit in the boards by Brains Defensman Connor Clifton. No penalty is called.