Posted November 21, 2011 on AP on Fox
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Tomas Fleischmann scored at 17:57 in the third period and the Florida Panthers beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Monday night. Kris Versteeg scored two goals for Florida, and Stephen Weiss had a goal and an assist. Jose Theodore stopped 24 shots. Fleischmann took a pass from Weiss to the left of the net and shot it past Martin Brodeur. Ilya Kovalchuk, Petr Sykora, and Dainius Zubrus scored for the Devils. Brodeur had 33 saves. Andy Greene had two assists. It was only the second time in franchise history the Panthers overcame a three-goal deficit. On Feb 10, 2009, the Panthers trailed 4-1 against Toronto before winning 5-4. New Jersey scored all of its goals in the first, and Florida tied it on Weiss's short-handed tally at 9:12 of the third. Garrison passed to Weiss in front and he wristed the puck high into the net. After Weiss' goal, the Devils had a two-man advantage for 1:05 but couldn't score. The Panthers got on the board on Versteeg's first goal at 5:28...
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