Sabres Down Philadelphia 4-3 - Match Report
Nathan Gerbe scored a pair of goals against the Flyers as Buffalo handed Philadelphia a 4-3 defeat on Friday at HSBC Arena.
Bettors who backed the Sabres were rewarded as -115 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Buffalo got goals from Nathan Gerbe (2), Jason Pominville, and Thomas Vanek in the victory. Gerbe opened the scoring at 0:25 of the second period.
Jhonas Enroth stopped 16 of 19 Philadelphia shots in the victory.
Philadelphia got goals from Danny Briere, Scott Hartnell, and Kris Versteeg in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 25 of 29 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Buffalo went 0-for-2, while the Flyers were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 29-27.
Next game, Buffalo takes its act on the road to face Columbus looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face New York.