Ryan Miller made 41 stops Saturday to lead the Sabres over the Islanders 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Sabres were rewarded as +105 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Buffalo got goals from Christian Ehrhoff, Thomas Vanek, and Alexander Sulzer in the victory. Vanek opened the scoring at 9:11 of the first period.
Ryan Miller stopped 41 of 43 New York shots in the victory.
New York got goals from Colin McDonald and John Tavares in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 12 of 15 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Buffalo scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 43-15.
Buffalo heads into a battle against the Bruins. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Carolina.