Florida is 16-12-5-4 away from home and is the NHL’s only losing team with a winning road record. The Panthers are winless in their last 13 home games, but are 7-3-0 on the road since the All-Star break.
Buffalo has defeated Philadelphia and Colorado in its last two home games and is seeking its first three-game home winning streak since a five-game run from March 14-30, 2001.
Jochen Hecht scored his second goal of the game with 45 seconds left in overtime to give the Sabes a 4-3 victory over Colorado on Monday.
The season series is tied 1-1-1. In two of the three games visiting goaltenders have recorded shutouts.