Panthers Vs. Devils, 2012 NHL Playoffs Game 7: Florida Scores Twice In 3rd, Forces Overtime

The New Jersey Devils led 2-0 after two periods, but couldn't hang on as the Florida Panthers scored twice in the final 20 minutes of regulation to tie Game 7 at two goals apiece and force overtime. Marcel Goc notched the equalizer when Sean Bergenheim's slapshot rebounded hard of of Martin Brodeur's pads right to Goc's stick for an easy one-timer along the goal line.

Brodeur was solid in net for most of the game, but faced a massive Panthers' onslaught in the third. He faced 19 shots in total in the final period alone. Both Panthers' goals came off powerplays. Stephen Weiss scored his third goal of the playoffs off assists from Brian Campbell and Mikael Samuelsson.

Jose Theodore turned back six shots on goal for the period. He has 24 saves on the night to 31 for Brodeur.

For more coverage of the Devils win, check out In Lou We Trust. For news on the Panthers, visit Litter Box Cats. Be sure to stay tuned to SBN New York for more updates.

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