Panthers’ comeback comes up short, but Florida still gets crucial overtime point vs. Jets

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Miami Herald

SUNRISE, Fla. — Comebacks have been a rare occurrence for the Florida Panthers this year and so it was fitting for one Saturday to start in the most unlikely of places. In the first minute of the third period with his Panthers down by two goals, Marc Staal charged to the net, reeled in a pass from Eric Staal and flipped the puck past Connor Hellebuyck. The rally didn’t end with a win, but the defenseman’s third goal of the season was the spark Florida needed to do the bare minimum: A 5-4, overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets keeps the Panthers’ postseason aspirations alive with 15 games left in …

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