Sunrise, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Roberto Luongo stopped all 25 shots he faced
in his reintroduction to Florida, helping the Panthers record a 2-0 victory
over Buffalo on Friday.
Luongo was acquired in a shocking deal from the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday
for goaltender Jacob Markstrom and forward Shawn Matthias. He spent five
seasons with the club from 2000-06, earning two of his six All-Star nods and
winning a franchise-record 108 games.
He extended his own franchise mark with his 27th whitewash and 66th career
shutout in the winning effort.
Jesse Winchester and Dmitry Kulikov netted a power-play goal each for the
Panthers, who returned home after losing twice on their three-game
Acquired at the deadline from the Capitals, Michal Neuvirth made a splash in
debut with 42 saves for the Sabres, who lost for the second time in their last
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