Jokinen also had an assist; and John Grahame made 34 saves on 36 shots for the Hurricanes, who have a four-game winning streak.
Nathan Horton had two assists; and Ed Belfour gave up three goals on 17 shots for the Panthers, who had a three-game winning streak broken.
Glen Wesley played in his 800th game with the Carolina/Hartford Whalers organization; while Whitney played in his 800th career NHL contest.
On the power play, Carolina went 1-for-4; and Florida was 0-for-6.
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