Gary Roberts scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and Joe Nieuwendyk added his eighth to lead the Panthers to their third straight victory, a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
The Panthers signed left wing Martin Gelinas to a two-year contract, the team announced Tuesday.
The Florida Panthers signed four-time All-Star center Joe Nieuwendyk and left wing Gary Roberts away from the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday, less than two hours into the free agent signing period.
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Lifelong friends Joe Nieuwendyk and Gary Roberts are happy to have one last chance at shared glory in Toronto.