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Sabres comeback falls short in road loss to Panthers

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  • Kyle Evans 

The Buffalo Sabres had their three-game win streak snapped on Tuesday night with a 3-2 loss to the Florida Panthers at the Amerant Bank Arena.

Buffalo jumped out to a 1-0 lead midway through the first period but gave up three consecutive goals and trailed 3-1 with 10 minutes remaining in regulation. The Sabres finally got their second goal with eight minutes left, but the comeback fell short.

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Dylan Cozens (12) and Tage Thompson (17) scored for the Sabres while Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen made 35 saves.

Buffalo went 1-for-4 on the power play and 3-for-5 on the penalty kill.

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The Sabres will stay in Florida and visit the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday at 7 p.m.