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Johansen scores winning goal in 4th round of shootout to lift Blue Jackets past Panthers, 4-3 @NHLdotcom

SUNRISE, Fla. - Ryan Johansen scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.

Boone Jenner, Cam Atkinson and Nick Foligno scored in regulation for Columbus and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 52 shots.

Nick Bjugstad had two goals and an assist for the Panthers. Tomas Fleischmann had a goal and had an assist and Roberto Luongo made 17 saves.

Johansen's shot went over Luongo's right shoulder in the fourth round of the shootout for the only score in the tiebreaker.

The 55 shots were a season-high for the Panthers and also the most given up by Columbus.

The Blue Jackets won for the second time in eight games and stretched their win streak against Florida to 10 games. The Panthers haven't beaten Columbus since Nov. 21, 2007.

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