facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: Florida 3, Chicago 2

March 8, 2011 at 11:33 PM

SUNRISE, Fla., March 8 (UPI) -- David Booth's tally sparked three-goal first-period outburst Tuesday that carried the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 victory over Chicago.

Booth's 20th of goal of the season, 4 minutes into the game, opened the floodgates for the Panthers, who also got markers from Clay Wilson and Marty Reasoner to post a 3-0 first-period lead.

Florida only got off seven shots the rest of the way but Tomas Vokoun made the lead hold up, turning aside 37-of-39 shots for the Panthers.

Patrick Kane and Marian Hossa each scored in the second period but Chicago could get no closer and saw its eight-game winning streak come to an end.

Starter Corey Crawford was pulled after yielding three goals on eight shots. Marty Turco entered and stopped all seven Florida shots he faced.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Johnny Manziel has chance to start for Cleveland Browns
Gilbert Arenas banned from fair basketball game after dominating
Boston Red Sox trade OF Shane Victorino to Los Angeles Angels
Houston Astros bump Taylor Swift for possible playoff run
NFL, NFLPA engaged in Tom Brady settlement talks