Sceviour and Barkov lift Panthers to win over Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek (34) stops a shot by the Florida Panthers during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Colton Sceviour scored his first goal for Florida and Aleksander Barkov added his second goal of the season to lead the Panthers to a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.

Sceviour signed with the Panthers as a free agent in July.

Vincent Trocheck and Jonathan Marchessault also scored goals for Florida and Marchessault recorded two assists. Jaromir Jagr also had an assist.

Barkov’s goal made it 3-1 with 2:22 left and Marchessault added an empty-netter about a minute later. The Panthers won their second straight and the Red Wings fall to 0-2.

Darren Helm scored for Detroit while Petr Mrazek stopped 34 shots for the Red Wings.

Roberto Luongo had 21 saves for the Panthers.

Trailing 2-0, the Red Wings closed to within one on the goal by Helm with 6:53 left in the first. Gustav Nyquist passed from behind the net to Helm in the slot and his one-timer beat Luongo.

The Panthers took a 1-0 lead on Trocheck’s goal 1:10 in. Trocheck passed from behind the net and the puck bounced off the skate of Red Wings player Dylan Larkin and into the net.

Florida stretched its lead to 2-0 when Sceviour took a cross-ice pass from Marchessault in the bottom of the right circle and fired it past Mrazek at 10:01.

NOTES: Panthers rookie Denis Malgin recorded an assist on Sceviour’s goal for his first NHL point. … Panthers F Reilly Smith’s brother Brendan is a defenseman for the Red Wings. … Andreas Athanasiou, a healthy scratch opening night, played on the top line with Frans Nielsen and Henrik Zetterberg for the Red Wings.

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