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Smith scores in 3rd to lift Panthers over Lightning 3-1

  • Florida Panthers center Denis Malgin (62) attempts a shot at Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Florida Panthers center Denis Malgin (62) attempts a shot at Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)  (The Associated Press)

  • Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo makes a save during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo makes a save during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)  (The Associated Press)

  • Florida Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle (3) and Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Florida Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle (3) and Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)  (The Associated Press)

Reilly Smith scored a tiebreaking goal with 4:28 left, Roberto Luongo made 34 saves and the Florida Panthers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 on Monday night.

Jonathan Marchessault got his seventh goal and Derek MacKenzie also scored for the Panthers.

Smith made it 2-1 after grabbing the puck inside the blue line away from Tampa Bay's Victor Hedman. His shot from the left circle beat goalie Ben Bishop on the stick side.

Ondrej Palat scored for the Lightning, and Bishop stopped 29 shots.

MacKenzie scored an empty-netter with 36 seconds left.