Sabres Down New Jersey 4-3 - Match Report
Buffalo needed a shootout to earn a 4-3 victory over New Jersey on Saturday in NHL action at First Niagara Center.
The Sabres were a +115 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
The win was clinched by Tyler Ennis, who beat Johan Hedberg in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Buffalo. Buffalo got goals from Jason Pominville (2) and Jochen Hecht in the victory. Pominville opened the scoring at 7:17 of the second period.
Ryan Miller stopped 28 of 31 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Steve Bernier, Andrei Loktionov, and Adam Henrique scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Ryan Miller.
New Jersey got a 20-stop effort from Johan Hedberg in the loss.
Buffalo scored 0 times on 6 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
New Jersey outshot Buffalo 31-23 in the game.
Next game, Buffalo takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Toronto.