Sabres top Panthers in OT

Buffalo, NY ( – Nikita Zadorov scored his first goal of the
season 29 seconds into overtime to send the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win over
the Florida Panthers on Saturday.

Brian Gionta’s third-period goal tied the game for the Sabres and ended a run
of three straight Panthers goals. Buffalo also got goals from Cody Hodgson and
Marcus Foligno to win its third straight game.

Jhonas Enroth made 25 saves in the win.

Sean Bergenheim and Jimmy Hayes scored second-period goals to erase a 2-0
deficit for Florida, which lost two of three games on its road trip.

Al Montoya made 28 saves for the Panthers but did not stop the only shot he
faced in OT.