Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin missed the game with an upper body injury. The Penguins were also without Sidney Crosby, who is out indefinitely with a broken jaw.
The Penguins won for the 19th time in 21 games. The Panthers have lost three of their past four.
Scottie Upshall scored for Florida and Jacob Markstrom stopped 19 shots.
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