Panthers edge reeling Red Wings
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Jonathan Huberdeau netted the game winner 3:29 into the third period, as the Florida Panthers edged the Detroit Red Wings, 2-1, on Saturday at Joe Louis Arena.
Jimmy Hayes also lit the lamp and Shawn Matthias tallied a pair of assists for the Panthers, who won their second consecutive game for just the second time this season.
Tim Thomas turned aside 22 shots to backstop the victory.
Danny Cleary registered Detroit's lone marker, while Jonas Gustavsson allowed both goals on 37 shots for the Red Wings, who had earned at least a point in 18 straight meetings with the Panthers, going 11-0-2 with five ties since a 4-2 regulation loss in the Motor City on Dec. 1, 1996.
12/07 21:37:54 ET