Penguins beaten by Florida
SUNRISE, Fla. — Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and an assist to lift the Florida Panthers to a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night. Denis Malgin had a goal and an assist, and Noel Acciari, and Frank Vatrano also scored goals for the Panthers. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 22 shots. Aleksander Barkov had a pair of assists.
Patric Hornqvist and Teddy Blueger scored for Pittsburgh. Matt Murray made 18 saves.
The Panthers have won two of their past three games. After winning five in a row, the Penguins lost their second straight game. Leading 2-1, Huberdeau stretched the Panthers lead to 3-1 when he deflected a shot from Anton Stralman with 6:18 left in the third. The Penguins closed to 3-2 on Hornqvist’s goal.with 5:35 left, but Vatrano’s empty-net goal with 1:03 left made the score 4-2.
Penguins C Jared McCann returned after missing Saturday’s 3-0 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights with a lower-body injury. … D Brian Dumoulin will miss at least two games with a lower-body injury.