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Barkov, Connolly lead Panthers over Flyers 5-2

Aleksander Barkov and Brett Connolly each had a goal and an assist to lift the Florida Panthers over the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Tuesday night.

Jonathan Huberdeau, Colton Sceviour and Mike Hoffman also scored and Evgenii Dadonov had two assists. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 35 shots. The Panthers are 6-2-1 in their past nine games.

Morgan Frost scored a goal in his first NHL game and Travis Sanheim also scored for the Flyers, who have lost four straight. Carter Hart allowed four goals on 18 shots before being pulled midway through the second period. Brian Elliott stopped seven shots.

Florida Panthers right wing Brett Connolly (10) skates with the puck as Philadelphia Flyers' Joel Farabee (49) defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP PhotoLynne Sladky)

Barkov stretched the Panthers lead to 3-1 after he found a rebound in the right circle and fired it past Hart on the stick side at 6:46 of the second.

Huberdeau’s shot from the right circle made it 4-1 and chased Hart with 9:37 left in the second.

Frost closed the gap to 4-2 when he skated along the goal line and backhanded the puck high with 5:40 left in the second. Frost was recalled from Lehigh Valley of the AHL on Monday.

Philadelphia Flyers' Morgan Frost (48) reacts after scoring a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP PhotoLynne Sladky)

Hoffman’s empty-net goal with 2:32 left made it 5-2.

Connolly broke a 1-1 tie with his goal. Connolly shot from behind the goal line on the right side and the puck bounced off Hart’s mask and into the net with 7:30 left in the first to make the score 2-1.

Sanheim put the Flyers ahead 1-0 when he found a rebound that slid out to the right circle and blasted it past Bobrovsky at 6:26 in.

Florida Panthers center Colton Sceviour (7) celebrates with center Noel Acciari (55) and Dominic Toninato, right, after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP PhotoLynne Sladky)

Sceviour tied it at 1 when his shot from the point deflected off a Flyers defenseman at 10:38.

Notes: Panthers F Dominic Toninato recalled from AHL Springfield on Monday. Toninato has appeared in three games with Florida. ... F Dryden Hunt loaned to Springfield. ... The Flyers loaned forward Carsen Twarynski to Lehigh Valley when they recalled Frost.

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Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Travis Sanheim (6) is congratulated after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP PhotoLynne Sladky)

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Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart (79) looks behind on a goal scored by Florida Panthers center Colton Sceviour, not shown, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla. At left is Florida Panthers' Dominic Toninato (14). (AP PhotoLynne Sladky)