|2014-15 Regular Season|
Luongo had been 0-4-1 with a 3.98 goals-against average in his previous five starts.
Luongo started in net for Florida, but was pulled with 13:23 left in the second period in favor of Al Montoya after letting in four goals on 20 shots.
Luongo is now 7-1-1 with a 1.90 GAA in his last 10 games.
Luongo has shutouts in his last three starts in Buffalo, and this one moved him into sole possession of 13th on the NHL's career list.
Luongo, a Montreal native, fell to 1-7 against the Canadiens in his last eight games against them.
He has a 1.23 goals-against average during that stretch.
Luongo made 23 saves before going down in the history books by beating the Caps in the tiebreaker.
Luongo left in the second period of Wednesday's win over Carolina with an upper-body injury and was replaced by Al Montoya.
The veteran goalie made 11 saves before leaving with 9:38 left in the second period with an upper-body injury. Luongo was replaced by Montoya, who stopped 22 shots in his sixth appearance of the season. "It's not going to be that serious; we'll know more tomorrow," Panthers coach Gerard Gallant said of Luongo's injury.
After struggling some in his first two games, Luongo is 4-1-1 with a 1.32 goals-against average and .959 save percentage.