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Kaberle wins it in Florida

by Staff Writer / Toronto Maple Leafs
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) _ Tomas Kaberle scored a power-play goal with 7:47 left Wednesday night, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers.

Kaberle's first goal of the season came just 10 seconds into the advantage. After a faceoff, Alexander Mogilny made a cross-ice pass to Kaberle, who scored through a screen past Roberto Luongo.

Corey Schwab, making his second start this season, stopped 15 shots in the third period and 26 overall. Luongo faced 34 shots, marking the eighth time in nine games he has seen more than 30.

Toronto improved to 6-1-1-2 in its last 10 games. The Panthers finished a five-game homestand 1-3-0-1.

Outplayed for two periods, the Panthers tied it at two at 6:28 of the third period. With three seconds left on a power play, Marcus Nilson blasted a slap shot from the right point past Schwab's glove for his second goal this season.

Darcy Tucker's sixth goal at 9:41 of the second period put Toronto ahead 2-1. Tie Domi found Tucker breaking in free on Luongo.

Despite outshooting Florida 17-6, Toronto was only tied at 1 after the first period.

Alyn McCauley gave the Maple Leafs a 1-0 lead at 6:50. Alone in front, McCauley snapped in a cross-ice pass from Trent Green for his fourth goal.

A power-play goal by Pavel Bure tied it at 18:01. Controlling the puck inside the left circle, Bure used Toronto's Aki Berg as a screen and rifled a shot past Schwab.

Notes: Luongo made his career-high 10th straight start. In those games, he faced 297 shots and allowed 26 goals ... Toronto's line of Mats Sundin, Jonas Hoglund and Mikael Renberg has 16 goals and 42 points in 18 games ... Bure, who scored his 392nd career goal, has points in seven straight games (five goals, four assists) ... Schwab's last win Nov. 5, 1999, against Florida.

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