Panthers Double Maple Leafs

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Florida's Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and an assist, surpassing Olli Jokinen for the franchise's career points lead with 420, and the Panthers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 8-4.

Mike Hoffman scored two goals for Florida, and Aleksander Barkov and Vincent Trocheck each had a goal and two assists.

Frank Vatrano, Mike Matheson and Josh Brown also scored in the Panthers' highest scoring game of the season. Brett Connolly had two assists, and Chris Driedger made 43 saves.

The eight goals allowed were the most for Toronto since a 9-2 loss to Nashville on Nov. 18, 2014.

Mitch Marner scored twice for the Maple Leafs, and Zach Hyman had a goal and two assists.  John Tavares also scored for the Leafs.

Toronto goaltender Frederik Andersen allowed four goals on 12 shots before he was pulled 49 seconds into the second period.  Michael Hutchinson stopped 13 shots.

Other Sunday games included the Buffalo Sabres blasting the Red Wings 5-1 in Detroit.