Avs Lose Third Straight
Gilbert assists on three Panther goals in 4-1 win over Avs
Tim Thomas made 32 saves for his 200th NHL victory and Brian Campbell had a goal and an assist in the Florida Panthers' 4-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.
Brad Boyes, Tomas Kopecky and Jonathan Huberdeau also scored, and Tom Gilbert had three assists for the Panthers.
Ryan O'Reilly scored Colorado, which has lost three straight.
The Avalanche have cooled off after setting a franchise record for the hottest start through 16 games. They dropped road games in Carolina and St. Louis and came home looking to turn things around against lowly Florida.
Instead, the Panthers, who played Friday, looked like the fresher team throughout.
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