Stars of the game
1st: Roberto Luongo (25-25 saves – Shutout)
2nd: Jesse Winchester (1G-0A-1P)
3rd: Michal Neuvirth (42-44 saves -.955 sv%)
Goals (Panthers 2 , Sabres 0 )
FLA: Jesse Winchester (9) (Powerplay) Assists: Scottie Upshall, Scott Gomez
FLA: Dmitry Kulikov (7) (Powerplay) Assists: Brad Boyes, Nick Bjugstad
Roberto Luongo made his 2nd debut with the Florida Panthers, recording the first shut out the Panthers have seen since March 12, 2012 (Jose Theodore)
Quote of the game
“It was nice, it was a great reception right from the start of the game. I thought the boys played really well. I was really impressed by the speed that we generated. The future is very promising.”
Tweet of the game
Fun fact: Luongo's last start for Florida came a month after Twitter was invented. Times have changed…—
Ted Starkey (@TedStarkey) March 08, 2014
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