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B’s Fall to Florida, 3-2

Florida Panthers' Andrew Peters, left, fights with Boston Bruins' Lane MacDermid, right, during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game in Rochester, N.Y., Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. (AP Photo/ David Duprey)

The Bruins evened up their preseason record at 1-1 Thursday night, dropping a close one to the Florida Panthers, 3-2 at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, NY.

Boston fell behind nearly midway through the first period when David Booth tapped home his own rebound for Florida’s first goal on the night. Bruins defenseman Steve Kampfer evened the score briefly, scoring from the right point to tie the game at one. But Booth’s second goal of the period gave the Panthers another one-goal lead before the first period concluded.

Early in the second, with Florida on the man-advantage, old friend Dennis Wideman drove home the eventual game-winner, roofing a shot over Bruin’s goalie Nolan Schaefer to give the Panthers a 3-1 advantage. Winger Jeff LoVecchio lit the lamp in the third period, but that wouldn’t be enough to catch the Panthers.

These two teams will tangle again on Saturday night, this time at the TD Garden. This will be the only preseason game televised in the Boston area, found Saturday night on NESN, beginning at 7pm.

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