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NHL Playoffs: Panthers beat Bruins to even series, Canucks rally to win Game 1 against Oilers

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The Florida Panthers beat the Boston Bruins with a 6-1 win in Game 2 of the second round series at Amerant Bank Arena in Florida on Wednesday.

Aleksander Barkov had two goals and two assists, Brandon Montour had a goal and two assists, Sam Reinhart added four assists, and Steven Lorentz, Gustav Forsling and Eetu Luostarinen also scored; while goalie Sergei Bobrovsky finished with 15 saves for the Panthers.

The series moves to Boston for Game 3, set to take place on Friday at 7 p.m.

The Vancouver Canucks rallied to beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-4 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Second Round at Rogers Arena on Wednesday.

Nikita Zadorov and Conor Garland scored 39 seconds apart in the third period to help the Canucks come back from three goals down, with Zadorov tying the game 4-4 at 13:47, and Garland putting the Canucks ahead for the first time at 14:26. J.T. Miller also scored in the third period, Dakota Joshua had a goal and two assists and Arturs Silovs made 14 saves for the No. 1 seeded Canucks.

Game 2 of the 7-game series will take place again at Vancouver on Friday.

Editorial credit: Eugene Onischenko /

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