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Florida Ices Buffalo 2-1 - Recap

Florida earned a 2-1 victory over Buffalo on Thursday, but needed a shootout to do it at First Niagara Center.

Florida was favored by -125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.

The win was clinched by Brad Boyes, who beat Jhonas Enroth in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Florida. Florida got goals from Brad Boyes in the victory. Boyes opened the scoring at 9:16 of the third period.

Tim Thomas turned in a 23-save effort for the Panthers.

Jamie McBain scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.

Jhonas Enroth stopped 34 of 35 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Florida scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Florida outshot Buffalo 35-24 in the game.

Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Devils. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.