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Cats Kick Off Homestand with 6-2 Victory Over Sens

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers

Panthers Take On Carolina in Back to Back Home Games this Weekend

Olli Jokinen set a career high for points in a season (66) with his second assist of the game on a goal by Martin Gelinas 31 seconds into the third period to lead the Florida Panthers past the Northwest Division leading Ottawa Senators 6-2.

Jozef Stumpel and Nathan Horton each scored a pair of goals bringing their season totals to nine and 23 respectively.

Rostislav Olesz sealed the game as he notched his sixth goal of the season on a shorthanded breakaway with 59 seconds left in the game and also picked up his ninth assist in the second period.

Jay Bouwmeester (30), Sean Hill (22) and Joe Nieuwendyk (18) each recorded assists.

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