Panthers stun Stars 3-2 with late rally

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Florida Panthers center Frank Vatrano, center, celebrates with defenseman Anton Stralman (6) and center Alex Wennberg (21) after scoring the winning goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

By PAUL GEREFFI

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Frank Vatrano scored the go-ahead goal with 3:10 remaining and the Florida Panthers stunned the Dallas Stars 3-2 with a late comeback. Aleksander Barkov and Anton Stralman also scored in the final 6 1/2 minutes as the Panthers overcame a 2-0 deficit. Sergei Bobrovsky made 37 saves. Joe Pavelski and Jamie Benn had the goals for Dallas. Rookie netminder Jake Oettinger stopped 32 shots. Florida scored three times in 3:11 after a nine-minute delay to repair a section of the boards.