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Gilbert, Clemmensen lead Panthers to 4-1 win over Canadiens

Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov (16) is checked by Montreal Canadiens defenseman Raphael Diaz (61) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
December 29, 2013 - 4:53 PM

SUNRISE, Fla. - Brian Campbell, Aleksander Barkov and Dmitry Kulikov each scored goals to lift the Florida Panthers over the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Sunday night.

Sean Bergenheim added an empty-net goal with 17 seconds left. Tom Gilbert had two assists.

Scott Clemmensen stopped 21 shots for the Panthers, who broke a three-game losing streak and beat Montreal for the second time this month. Clemmensen is 8-1 against the Canadiens.

Montreal lost for the first time in three games.

Brandon Prust scored for the Canadiens, and Peter Budaj made 21 saves.

Florida stretched its lead to 3-1 on Barkov's goal in the second period. Gilbert's shot from the slot was tipped in by Barkov at 14:29. Barkov has seven points in six games.

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