Brown, Bobrovsky lead Panthers over Blue Jackets, 4-1

Florida Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (72) defends the goal as Columbus Blue Jackets center Pierre-Luc Dubois (18) collides with him during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Sergei Bobrovsky made 33 saves against his former team and Josh Brown scored the winning goal in the Florida Panthers’ 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Bobrovsky made his first start against the Blue Jackets since signing with the Panthers on July 1.

He played the previous seven seasons with Columbus. Evgenii Dadonov, Brett Connolly and Mike Hoffman also scored for the Panthers.

Aleksander Barkov had two assists and leads Florida with 12 multi-point games.