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New York Falls 2-1 to Sabres - Recap

The Sabres earned a 2-1 victory over the Islanders on Tuesday at First Niagara Center.

The Sabres were a -180 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Thomas Vanek and Tyler Myers each scored for the Sabres in the victory. Myers opened the scoring for Buffalo, finding the back of the net at 1:21 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Derek Roy and Jason Pominville.

Ryan Miller stopped 30 of 31 New York shots in the victory.

Frans Nielsen scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Ryan Miller.

Kevin Poulin stopped 35 of 37 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Buffalo went 0-for-1, while the Islanders were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

New York lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 37-31.

Buffalo heads into a battle against the Bruins. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.