NHL: Florida 6, Pittsburgh 4

Feb. 26, 2013 at 11:00 PM

SUNRISE, Fla., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Florida's Tomas Kopecky registered a hat trick and Tomas Fleischmann got the game-winner Tuesday in the Panthers' 6-4 victory over Pittsburgh.

Fleischmann added two assists while Brian Campbell supplied a a score and two assists, helping the Panthers recover after squandering a 4-1 lead.

Scott Clemmensen relieved starting goalie Jose Theodore to begin the third period and stopped all 15 shots he faced, earning the win as Florida notched just its second victory in nine contests.

James Neal and Chris Kunitz each provided a goal and an assist for the Penguins, who dropped just their second in seven games.

Starting Pittsburgh goalie Tomas Vokoun was shelled for four goals on 22 shots before being yanked in the second period.

Marc-Andre Fleury came in and allowed one goal on 13 tries for Pittsburgh.

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