Florida 3, Los Angeles 1

Thursday, February 9, 2012 7:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Los Angeles 26-19-4-6 15-11-0-4 11-8-4-2 L1
Florida 25-17-5-6 14-5-1-6 11-12-4-0 W1


Sean Bergenheim and Mike Santorelli scored second-period goals and Scott Clemmensen came within 2:28 of his second shutout of the season as the Florida Panthers skated to a 3-1 home triumph over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday.

Matt Bradley also tallied, Shawn Matthias added a pair of assists and Clemmensen made 22 saves for Florida, which improved to 3-0-2 in its last five home games.

After a scoreless first period, Bergenheim got the Panthers on the board less than five minutes into the second. Marcel Goc's pass attempt was blocked by a defender, but Bergenheim slapped the loose puck past All-Star Jonathan Quick from the top of the slot for his 10th goal of the season.

Santorelli doubled the lead with 2:46 remaining in the session, beating Quick from the right faceoff dot after receiving a pass from the corner by Tomas Fleischmann.

Defenseman Drew Doughty spoiled Clemmensen's shutout bid and got the Kings within a goal late in the third with a shot from the right hash marks. But Bradley ended any hopes of a comeback with an empty-net tally in the final minute.

Quick made 11 saves over two periods before being replaced by Jonathan Bernier, who stopped all 11 shots he faced in the third.

Los Angeles, which had its seven-game winning streak against Florida snapped, fell to 1-3-0 on its six-game road trip.

Top Game Performances

Los Angeles   Florida
Drew Doughty 1 Points Shawn Matthias 2
Drew Doughty 1 Goals Sean Bergenheim 1
Dustin Brown 1 Assists Shawn Matthias 2
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Jonathan Bernier 1.000 Save Percentage Scott Clemmensen .957
Jonathan Bernier 11 Saves Scott Clemmensen 22

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Los Angeles 23 1 0-2 2-2 4 20
Florida 23 3 0-2 2-2 4 32

Upcoming Games

  • Florida will play its next game on the road against New Jersey. The Panthers have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .552 after a loss.
  • Los Angeles will play its next game on the road against NY Islanders. The Kings have a W/L % of .346 after a win and .586 after a loss.
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