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Upshall's go-ahead goal gives Panthers 5-3 win over Devils

Friday, 03.14.2014 / 10:35 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Upshall's go-ahead goal gives Panthers 5-3 win over Devils

SUNRISE, Fla. - Scottie Upshall scored the go-ahead goal, and the Florida Panthers beat the New Jersey Devils 5-3 on Friday night.

Vincent Trocheck, Brad Boyes, Quinton Howden and Brian Campbell also scored for Florida. Roberto Luongo stopped 28 shots. Jonathan Huberdeau had two assists, and Boyes also had an assist.

Patrik Elias had a goal and assist, and Bryce Salvador and Jaromir Jagr also scored for the Devils. Cory Schneider made 17 saves.

The Panthers snapped a three-game losing streak and handed the Devils their first loss in three games.

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He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury
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