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Panthers score six goals on Vasilevskiy in win against Lightning

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The Florida Panthers scored six goals against Andrei Vasilevskiy and defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3 in a preseason game at BB&T Center on Tuesday.

Vasilevskiy, voted the Vezina Trophy winner last season as the best goalie in the NHL, made 18 saves.

Aleksander Barkov had two goals and an assist, Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and an assist, and Evgenii Dadonov and Aaron Ekblad each had two assists for the Panthers. Frank Vatrano, Dominic Toninato and Denis Malgin also scored for Florida.

Anthony Cirelli and Alexander Volkov each had a goal and an assist, and Mikhail Sergachev scored for Tampa Bay.

Barkov (4:55) and Huberdeau (5:14) scored 19 seconds apart in the second period to give the Panthers a 4-2 lead.

Sergei Bobrovsky made 12 saves on 14 shots in 31:08 for Florida. Chris Driedger made seven saves on eight shots in relief.

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