Florida Ices Buffalo 3-2 - Recap
The Panthers earned a 3-2 victory over the Sabres on Saturday at First Niagara Center.
Florida was an underdog by +165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Florida got goals from Tomas Fleischmann, Marcel Goc, and Jason Garrison in the victory. Goc opened the scoring at 6:48 of the second period.
Jose Theodore turned in a 24-save effort for the Panthers.
Jason Pominville and Thomas Vanek scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Jose Theodore.
Ryan Miller stopped 33 of 36 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Florida scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 36-26.
Florida heads into a battle against the Jets. Buffalo, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.