Buffalo Falls 5-2 to Islanders - Recap
New York earned a 5-2 victory over Buffalo behind a 2-goal performance from Michael Grabner on Friday at HSBC Arena.
New York won as a +188 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got goals from Michael Grabner (2), P.A. Parenteau, Matt Moulson, and Jack Hillen in the victory. Grabner opened the scoring at 7:26 of the first period.
Kevin Poulin turned in a 26-save effort for the Islanders.
Buffalo got goals from Nathan Gerbe (2) in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Patrick Lalime stopped 16 of 18 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-3, while the Sabres were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 38-29.
New York heads into a battle against the Sabres. Buffalo, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.