Panthers overcome key absences to beat Wild, extend point streak to 5 games

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Miami Herald

SUNRISE, Fla. — The Florida Panthers began Saturday’s game against the Minnesota Wild without their top two goaltenders. Before long, their top defenseman was out of the game (and two of their other top defensemen each missed an extended stretch as well). And, for good measure, they played most of the final half of the game without one of their top centers. Despite becoming quickly short-handed, the Panthers held on to beat the Wild, 5-3, at FLA Live Arena to extend their point streak to five games. Florida is now 23-20-5 on the season. Minnesota falls to 25-16-4. We’ll get to the game specifi…

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