SUNRISE, Fla. – Aaron Ekblad scored with 20.2 seconds left to give the Florida Panthers a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night.
Ekblad shot from the point and the puck bounced in off a defenseman over the shoulder of goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy into the net.
Roberto Luongo stopped 39 shots for his 69th career shutout. Luongo tied Glenn Hall for eighth all-time in wins with 407. The Panthers beat the Lightning for the second time in three nights and won for only the second time in nine home games against Tampa Bay.
Vasilevskiy made 18 saves for the Lightning, who have lost nine of their past 12.