Hornqvist scores two goals, Panthers defeat Flames in fourth straight win


SUNRISE, Fla. — Patric Hornqvist scored two goals and the Florida Panthers won their fourth straight game, 6-2 against the Calgary Flames at FLA Live Arena on Tuesday.

Sergei Bobrovsky made 47 saves and Brandon Montour had three assists for the Panthers (22-7-4), who outscored opponents 24-10 during a four-game homestand.

Florida is 18-3-0 at home this season, scoring five goals or more in 12 of the 21 games.

Johnny Gaudreau extended his road point streak to 11 games for the Flames (17-8-6), who are 2-4-1 in their past seven. Jacob Markstrom made 39 saves.

Hornqvist gave Florida a 1-0 lead at 5:58 with the first of five goals in the first period.

Gaudreau tied it 1-1 on a breakaway at 7:03, and Blake Coleman gave Calgary a 2-1 lead at 10:04 when he bounced the puck in off Bobrovsky’s back from behind the net.

Anthony Duclair tied it 2-2 at 13:01 when he tipped Gustav Forsling‘s shot from the high slot, and Joe Thornton gave the Panthers a 3-2 lead at 18:51 when he tipped Montour’s shot from the point.

Ryan Lomberg made it 4-2 at 19:43 of the second period with a low shot from close range.

Hornqvist extended the Panthers lead to 5-2 at 5:47 of the third period with a wrist shot from just outside the right face-off dot.

Lucas Carlsson scored at 13:04 for the 6-2 final.

Bobrovsky made 35 saves over the last two periods.

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