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Barkov lifts Panthers past Canucks 2-1 in SO

Aleksander Barkov scored the deciding goal in the shootout and the Florida Panthers beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 Friday night.

Sam Reinhart scored in regulation for Florida, and Spencer Knight stopped 27 shots in the win. The Panthers are 10-1-1 in their last 12 games.

Alex Chiasson scored in the first period for Vancouver. Spencer Martin, making his fourth NHL start and first in nearly five years with Thatcher Demko and Jaroslav Halak in COVID-19 protocols, had 33 saves.

Vancouver Canucks goalie Spencer Martin (30) watches as the puck deflects wide of the goal off the stick of Florida Panthers' Aleksander Barkov (16) during overtime in an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)

Brock Boeser scored for Vancouver in the first round of the tiebreaker and Anton Lundell tied it for Florida in the second round.

Vancouver was playing at home for the first time since Dec. 14 and fell to 10-3-2 since Bruce Boudreau replaced Travis Green on Dec. 5.

The Canucks got on the scoreboard first when Quinn Hughes' point shot on a power play was tipped by Tanner Pearson and then went in off Chiasson's jersey.

Florida Panthers' Sam Reinhart celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)

The Panthers tied at 1:51 of the third when Reinhart batted the puck out of the air and past Martin on a power play.

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Panthers: At Seattle on Sunday night.

Canucks: Host St. Louis on Sunday night.

Florida Panthers' Sam Reinhart (13) scores against Vancouver Canucks goalie Spencer Martin (30) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)

Vancouver Canucks' Brock Boeser (6) is congratulated for his shootout goal against the Florida Panthers in an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)

Florida Panthers' Anton Lundell (15) checks Vancouver Canucks' Elias Pettersson (40) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)

Vancouver Canucks goalie Spencer Martin, right, stops Florida Panthers' Jonathan Huberdeau during the shootout in an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)

Florida Panthers goalie Spencer Knight, left, and goalie Sergei Bobrovsky celebrate after the Panthers defeated the Vancouver Canucks in an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)