Panthers Fall 4-3 Against Buffalo - Game Recap
Buffalo earned a 4-3 victory over Florida on Thursday, but needed a shootout to do it at BB&T Center.
Buffalo was an underdog by -102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Jason Pominville, who beat Jose Theodore in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Buffalo. Buffalo got goals from Nathan Gerbe (2) and Tyler Ennis in the victory. Gerbe opened the scoring at 6:30 of the first period.
Ryan Miller turned in a 40-save effort for the Sabres.
Brian Campbell, Marcel Goc, and Drew Shore scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Ryan Miller.
Florida got a 15-stop effort from Jose Theodore in the loss.
On the power play, Buffalo went 1-for-1, while the Panthers were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Florida outshot Buffalo 43-25 in the game.
Buffalo looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Devils. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track at Carolina.