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Associated Press, Published October 19 2013

Panthers beat Minnesota in shootout to snap 3-game skid

SUNRISE, Fla. – Brad Boyes and Jonathan Huberdeau scored in a shootout, lifting the Florida Panthers over the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

Boyes’ backhander went through the legs of goalie Josh Harding for the winner. Huberdeau beat Harding on the stick side for the first shootout goal.

Zach Parise and Mikko Koivu were turned aside by Panthers goalie Tim Thomas in the shootout.

Minnesota 0 1 0 0 – 1

Florida 0 0 1 0 – 2

Florida won shootout 2-0

Second period: 1, Minnesota, Brodin 3 (Heatley, Granlund), 4:05 (pp).

Third period: 2, Florida, Barkov 3 (Fleischmann, Campbell), 6:49 (pp).

Shootout – Minnesota 0 (Parise NG, Koivu NG), Florida 2 (Huberdeau G, Boyes G).

Shots on goal: Minnesota 11-13-4-3 – 31. Florida 7-8-6-1 – 22.

Goalies: Minnesota, Harding 3-2-1 (22 shots-21 saves). Florida, Thomas 2-3-0 (31-30).

A – 13,081 (17,040). T – 2:44.