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Buffalo vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 5-3

New York got 3 goals from John Tavares en route to a 5-3 victory over Buffalo on Saturday at Nassau Coliseum.

The Islanders were a +122 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

New York got goals from John Tavares (3), Blake Comeau, and Michael Grabner in the victory. Tavares opened the scoring at 7:50 of the second period.

Rick DiPietro stopped 40 of 43 Buffalo shots in the victory.

Jochen Hecht, Thomas Vanek, and Tyler Ennis scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Rick DiPietro.

Ryan Miller stopped 32 of 37 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 2-for-5 with the man advantage.

New York lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 43-37.

New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Devils. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track vs Montreal.