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Bobrovsky past rough Game 4: 'Move on to the next'

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Florida Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky is eager to prove Saturday's Game 4 dud against the Edmonton Oilers was an anomaly.

Bobrovsky was pulled from the contest in the second period after allowing five goals on 16 shots, allowing the Oilers to cruise to a lopsided victory and avoid a sweep. Bobrovsky says he's already moved past the shellacking.

"I try to stay in the moment, whether it's good or bad, it doesn't matter," the netminder said, per Colby Guy of The Palm Beach Post. "You just move on to the next."

Bobrovsky continued: "It is what it is. It's hockey. They have a good team, they have a good offense. It's part of the journey. We're getting ready for the next shift. We will compete and fight."

Anthony Stolarz, who relieved Bobrovsky, allowed three goals on 19 shots as the Oilers fired on all cylinders. Connor McDavid led the way with a four-point performance, while only three Edmonton skaters were held off the scoresheet.

Bobrovsky entered Game 4 with a .953 save percentage in the series and is one of the favorites for the Conn Smythe Trophy should Florida win its first Stanley Cup. Bobrovsky is 15-6 in the playoffs with a .909 clip and 2.27 goals against average. He's only lost consecutive games once this postseason.

"I came out of the game, I did my best, and that's what happened," Bobrovsky said. "I'm just ready for the next game. It's a new game. It all starts from the beginning, 0-0 score, and I'm just getting ready for the next shot."

Game 5 is scheduled for Tuesday night in Sunrise.

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