facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: Winnipeg 3, Florida 2 (OT)

March 8, 2013 at 11:17 PM

SUNRISE, Fla., March 8 (UPI) -- Dustin Byfuglien scored with 41 seconds to go in overtime Friday, boosting Winnipeg to a 3-2 victory over Florida.

The Jets won their second in a row and kept the Panthers stuck on seven victories this season, fewest in the NHL.

Byfuglien, without a goal in his last 13 games, broke past two defenders in the slot and sent a wrist shot past the glove of Jacob Markstrom.

Winnipeg let a two-goal lead get away before coming through in the extra period.

Andrew Ladd and Blake Wheeler scored in the opening period for the Jets, but Jonathan Huberdeau tipped in a shot with 13 seconds left in the first stanza to bring the Panthers within one. It was Huberdeau's 12th of the year.

Shawn Matthias tied it 5:50 into the third period.

The win went to Ondrej Pavelec, who made 38 saves. Markstrom allowed the three goals on 28 shots.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
A-Rod, New York Yankees negotiating compromise over HR bonus
Sacramento Kings trade Stauskas, Landry, Thompson to Philadelphia 76ers
Venable, San Diego Padres pass St. Louis Cardinals
Report: QB Miller to stay at Ohio State
New York Knicks, Afflalo agree to terms