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Jagr continues hot start with 2 more goals to lead Panthers to 3-2 victory over Buffalo Sabres

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SUNRISE, Fla. - Jaromir Jagr scored twice in the first period and added an assist to lead the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.

The 43-year-old Jagr stayed hot with his third and fourth goals of the season and continues to climb the all-time leader board in scoring.

Linemate Aleksander Barkov had a goal and an assist.

Rookie defenceman Jake McCabe scored for Buffalo on assists by Marcus Foligno and Nicolas Deslauriers. Tyler Ennis scored on assists from Ryan O'Reilly and Rasmus Ristolainen.

Florida goaltender Roberto Luongo made 24 saves for his 403rd career victory, tying him with Grant Fuhr for ninth in all-time wins.

Luongo holds a seven-game winning streak over the Sabres (1-3-0).

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