Luongo nets 68th shutout
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.
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.
"All these accomplishments are nice," Luongo said, "but they are things to be enjoyed once it's all said and done."
Brad Boyes and Nick Bjugstad scored for Florida, which won for the first time in three games.
Michal Neuvirth made 31 saves for Buffalo, which has lost three in a row.
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•PRICE WINS NO. 200: Montreal Canadians goalie Carey Price made 22 saves en route to his 200th win, a 4-2 victory over the host Devils.
•HURRICANES TASTE SUCCESS: Carolina's 2-1 win over the visiting Flyers was just its third in the past month, and it was only the fourth time in the past 14 games it has posted two or more goals.
•DOWNIE STRONG IN RETURN: Steve Downie scored twice after missing five games with the mumps to help the Penguins past the visiting Lightning 6-3.
•ISLANDERS ROLLING: New York won its third straight, a 2-1 victory over the host Flames, to improve its record in the in its last nine games to 7-1-1.