Minnesota Falls 3-2 to Sabres - Recap
The Sabres earned a 3-2 victory over the Wild on Sunday at Xcel Energy Center.
Buffalo won as a +120 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Rob Niedermayer, Jason Pominville, and Drew Stafford each scored for the Sabres in the victory. Pominville opened the scoring for Buffalo, finding the back of the net at 1:23 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Steve Montador and Thomas Vanek.
Jhonas Enroth turned in a 24-save effort for the Sabres.
Marek Zidlicky and Warren Peters scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Jhonas Enroth.
Jose Theodore stopped 30 of 33 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Buffalo went 0-for-2, while the Wild were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Buffalo outshot Minnesota 33-26 in the game.
Buffalo heads into a battle against the Penguins. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.