Panthers Vs. Devils, Game 7 Score: Florida Ties It, Game Heads To Overtime

For now, Marcel Goc is the hero. He's completed the Florida Panthers' two-goal comeback in the third period of Game 7 at Bank Atlantic Center on Thursday night against the New Jersey Devils, and as a result, we're headed to a decisive overtime in the final game of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal round.

Goc came in along the goal line and beat Bryce Salvador to a juicy Martin Brodeur rebound. His shot from a relatively tough angle found its way into the open net, and it tied the game at two goals apiece. The Panthers were on the power play thanks to a delay of game penalty called against Marek Zidlicky, who played the puck over the glass as Florida was making a charge late in the period. Stupid rule, perhaps, but still the rule, and it bit the Devils here.

After the goal, Florida kept pressing and almost found a way to break the tie. Brodeur held strong along the goal line, though, and the puck stayed out of the net.

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Not his prettiest work, but it got the job done nonetheless. To overtime we go.

We have full coverage of Game 7 between the Panthers and Devils in our StoryStream. For more on the Devils, check in with In Lou We Trust, and for more on the Panthers, check in with Litter Box Cats.

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