The 38-year-old Luongo was playing his first home game since a Feb. 28 victory over Carolina. He didn't play after March 2 last season because of recurring hip issues.
The Panthers will look to rebound from a disappointing season when the 2017-18 campaign begins on Friday
The Panthers signed first-round pick Owen Tippett to a three-year contract on Wednesday
The Panthers brought veteran forward Evgeny Dadonov back to Florida on Saturday
The Panthers selected Owen Tippett in the first round of the 2017 NHL draft on Friday