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Barkov nets winner, Panthers over Blue Jackets 2-1 in SO

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By PAUL GEREFFI
Associated Press

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Aleksander Barkov scored the winning goal in a shootout, lifting the Florida Panthers to a 2-1 victory against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.

Barkov backhanded puck high over Sergei Bobrovsky for the only goal in the tiebreaker. Florida's Roberto Luongo stopped all three shots he faced.

Jaromir Jagr scored his 752nd career goal for the Panthers, and Luongo made 35 saves for his fifth win in six starts.

Brandon Saad scored for the Blue Jackets, and Bobrovsky stopped 22 shots.

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