What to Know
- Brett Connolly and Noel Acciari scored for the Panthers, and Samuel Montembeault stopped 20 shots.
Zemgus Girgensons scored twice, Jack Eichel had a goal and two assists and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Florida Panthers 5-2 on Sunday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Victor Olofsson and Jeff Skinner also scored, and Linus Ullmark made 43 saves.
Brett Connolly and Noel Acciari scored for the Panthers, and Samuel Montembeault stopped 20 shots. The Panthers have lost two straight after winning their previous three. They have lost consecutive games in regulation for the first time this season.
Connolly’s power-play goal closed the gap to 4-2 at 3:08 of the third, but Girgensons countered with his second goal with 6:35 to go.