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Panthers beat Leafs for franchise's best record

  • Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) battles for the loose puck with Florida Panthers left wing Garrett Wilson (28) during third period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 4, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) battles for the loose puck with Florida Panthers left wing Garrett Wilson (28) during third period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 4, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • Florida Panthers goalie Al Montoya (35) makes a save against Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Kasperi Kapanen (37) during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 4, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Florida Panthers goalie Al Montoya (35) makes a save against Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Kasperi Kapanen (37) during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 4, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • Florida Panthers center Rocco Grimaldi (23) celebrates with teammates Dmitry Kulikov (7) and Erik Gudbranson (44) after scoring against the Toronto Maple Leafs during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 4, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Florida Panthers center Rocco Grimaldi (23) celebrates with teammates Dmitry Kulikov (7) and Erik Gudbranson (44) after scoring against the Toronto Maple Leafs during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 4, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

Rocco Grimaldi scored twice, Aleksander Barkov got his 27th goal and the Florida Panthers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 Monday night to set a franchise record with their 99th point.

Florida clinched its fifth playoff berth Sunday and then surpassed the 98 points reached by the 1999-2000 Panthers.

Nick Bjugstad also scored and Al Montoya made 22 saves for the Panthers.

Colin Greening had two goals and T.J. Brennan also scored for the Leafs, who are tied for last in the NHL with 67 points. Jonathan Bernier made 32 saves.

The Panthers lead the Lightning by four points for first in the Atlantic Division.