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Florida Panthers’ Bure Returns

October 28, 1999

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) _ Pavel Bure returned to the lineup for the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night and wasted little time in scoring his first goal after a five-game absence.

Bure, who had been sidelined with a groin injury since Oct. 12, scored Florida’s first goal against the New York Islanders.

Bure worked his way from behind the net and scored at 2:55 of the first period, his fourth goal of the season. Bure, whom Florida acquired from Vancouver in a trade last Januray, had three goals and three assists in his first four games before the injury.

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