BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Ed Jovanovski
scored unassisted in Florida's big first period Tuesday and the Panthers went on to outlast Buffalo 4-3.
Jovanovski added an assist for the Panthers, who held a 3-2 advantage after the first 20 minutes.
Nick Bjugstad supplied what proved to be the winning goal when he tallied late in the second period for a 4-2 Florida advantage.
Jesse Winchester and Sean Bergenheim also scored and Tim Thomas turned aside 32 saves as the Panthers recorded a second straight win.
Drew Stafford provided two goals and an assist for the Sabres, losers of four straight.
Steve Ott scored and Ryan Miller made 18 saves for Buffalo.
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