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Roberto Luongo has 30 saves as Panthers shut out Sabres 2-0

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BUFFALO, N.Y. - Roberto Luongo made 30 saves for his 68th career shutout to lead the Florida Panthers past the Buffalo Sabres 2-0 on Friday night.

Brad Boyes and Nick Bjugstad scored for Florida, which won for the first time in three games.

Luongo has shutouts in his last three starts in Buffalo, and this one moved him into sole possession of 13th on the NHL's career list.

Michal Neuvirth made 31 saves for Buffalo, which has lost three in a row.

Florida started the scoring at the 3:29 mark when Sabres defenceman Tyson Strachan missed the puck on a clearing attempt and the Panthers worked the puck to Boyes, who scored alone in front of the net.

With Mike Weber in the box for an interference penalty, Bjugstad made it 2-0 with a power-play goal at 11:51.

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