Jason Garrison's goal with less than two 2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres.

Marcel Goc and Tomas Fleischmann also scored for the Panthers, and Jose Theodore made 24 saves in Florida's third win in four games.

Thomas Vanek and Jason Pominville lit the lamp for Buffalo as the Sabres lost for the third time in four games.

Ryan Miller stopped 33 shots in a losing effort.