The Panthers won for the first time since beating Minnesota 2-1 on Oct. 19.
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Peter Horachek has been named the club's interim head coach.
Tuukka Rask made 29 saves and the Boston Bruins got goals from four different players to hand the Florida Panthers their seventh straight loss, 4-1, on Thursday night.
Alexander Steen extended his goal streak, but Brian Elliott stole the show.
Thomas reinjured his groin in Tuesday's game against Chicago