Florida had two turnovers by Jokinen that resulted in
"The second and third goals were my fault,'' Jokinen said. "It
cost us a game.''
Savage made it 4-1 at 17:02 of the second period with his first
goal of the season. He redirected a shot by Justin Williams into
the net. Savage was recalled on Monday from the AHL.
The Flyers took a 3-1 lead on Gagne's second goal at 12:05 of
the second period. He intercepted a pass just inside the blue line
and shot from the high slot. The puck went in just under the
"They capitalized on our mistakes, that's for sure,'' Florida
coach Mike Keenan said. "We had an opportunity to capitalize on a
couple of their mistakes. I thought their goalie made some
Jokinen's goal at 2:47 of the third period that made it 4-2 came
after he redirected a shot by Viktor Kozlov past Esche.
Williams' goal came after Luongo made a glove save on a shot by
Gagne. Luongo dropped the puck in front of the crease and Williams
poked it in.
Philadelphia took a 2-1 lead at 5:00 of the second after the
Panthers turned the puck over during a power play. Gagne raced down
the left side and took a backhanded shot from in front of the
crease that got between Luongo's legs for a short-handed goal.
"The puck was coming to me at an angle and I was 1-on-1 with
Luongo,'' Gagne said. "I just went to the net, shot the puck and
it went in.''
The Flyers took a 1-0 lead at 1:59 of the first period when
Seidenberg beat Luongo with a wrist shot from the inside left
circle. Less than a minute later, Novoseltsev came out from behind
the net and scored on Florida's first shot.
Florida has given up six short-handed goals this season.
The Panthers allowed seven last season. ... The Flyers are 9-0-2
when leading after the second period. ... Jokinen's goal was the
Panthers' 1,000th at home. ... Philadelphia is 4-0-2 against
Florida since April 3, 2001.
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Arena: BB&T Center Location: Sunrise, Florida
Referees: Mark Faucette, Mike Hasenfratz Linesmen: Steve Barton, Stephane Provost
Attendance: 12,622 (65.6% full)
Team Stat Comparison
Power Play Goals
Power Play Opportunities
Shots on Goal
Goal scored by DENNIS SEIDENBERG assisted by RADOVAN SOMIK and Pavel Brendl
Ivan Novoseltsev (5)
Simon Gagne (3)
Simon Gagne (4)
Andre Savage (1)
Assist: Justin Williams
Olli Jokinen (16)
(Power Play) Assists: Viktor Kozlov, Valeri Bure