Buffalo cruised to victory on Saturday, earning an easy 5-1 win over the Capitals at First Niagara Center.
Buffalo was an underdog by -103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Luke Adam (2), Jochen Hecht, Jason Pominville, and Zack Kassian each scored for the Sabres in the victory. Adam opened the scoring for Buffalo, finding the back of the net at 10:47 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Paul Szczechura.
Jhonas Enroth turned in a 26-save effort for the Sabres.
Jason Chimera scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Jhonas Enroth.
Washington got a 23-stop effort from Tomas Vokoun in the loss.
On the power play, Buffalo went 0-for-2, while the Capitals were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Buffalo outshot Washington 28-27 in the game.
Buffalo looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track vs St. Louis.