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Sabres top Panthers, 5-2

Led by three points from Jack Eichel and a 43-save performance by Linus Ullmark, the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Florida Panthers 5-2 on Sunday at BB&T Center.

The Sabres got out to a 3-0 lead and held on to earn a pair of points in the second leg of their three-game road trip.


Ullmark made his third start in a row for Buffalo and Eichel picked up his eighth multi-point game of the season. It’s the fifth time he’s posted at least three points in a game this year.

With a goal and two assists, Eichel also extended his point streak to five games. He has 10 points (6+4) during the streak.

Zemgus Girgensons scored twice, his first two-goal game since Jan. 25, 2016. Jeff Skinner and Victor Olofsson also lit the lamp for Buffalo.