The Sabres came up short Saturday against the Panthers, falling 3-2 in a shootout.
Bettors who backed the Panthers were rewarded as -125 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.
The win was clinched by Dmitry Kulikov, who beat Ryan Miller in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Florida. Florida got goals from John Madden and Mikael Samuelsson in the victory. Samuelsson opened the scoring at 17:15 of the first period.
Jose Theodore turned in a 24-save effort for the Panthers.
Derek Roy and Tyler Ennis scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Jose Theodore.
Buffalo got a 15-stop effort from Ryan Miller in the loss.
Florida scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Buffalo outshot Florida 26-17 in the game.
Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flyers. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.