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Vrbata and Horvat score, Miller stops 23 shots to lead Canucks to 2-1 win over Panthers

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SUNRISE, Fla. - Radim Vrbata and Bo Horvat scored, Ryan Miller stopped 23 shots and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Monday night.

Brandon Pirri spoiled Miller's bid for a third straight shutout with 2:32 remaining, ending the goalie's career-best scoreless streak at 200:45. Miller, who had blanked Philadelphia and Carolina in his last two starts, topped his previous best scoreless streak of 161:35, set in 2010 with Buffalo

Vancouver won its third straight and improved to 3-1 on a five-game road trip.

The Panthers have lost a season-worst four straight.

Vrbata put Vancouver ahead at 3:25 of the first period and Horvat doubled the lead at 8:03.

The Panthers outshot the Canucks 10-1 in the third period and finally got on the scoreboard when Pirri got the puck off the faceoff and fired a shot from above the right circle through traffic and past Miller.

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