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Panthers Over Caps in 20-Round Shootout

Washington Capitals and Florida Panthers

Nick Bjugstad ended the longest shootout in NHL history by scoring in the 20th round on Tuesday, allowing the Florida Panthers to win 2-1 against the Washington Capitals. Bjugstad shot the puck into the top of the net to end the game.

All players from both teams had a turn and there were even two skaters on each side who had two opportunities.

The previous record was a 15-round shootout between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals on November 26th, 2005.

In regulation time, Derek MacKenzie (FLO) scored in the first period and Troy Brouwer (WAS) tied the game in the second period.

Roberto Luongo made 23 saves, while Braden Holtby stopped 28 shots for the Caps who had won their last three road games.