Recap - Sabres Defeat Toronto 5-4
|Recap - Sabres Defeat Toronto 5-4|
The Maple Leafs came up short Thursday against the Sabres, falling 5-4 in a shootout.
The Sabres were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
The win was clinched by Steve Ott, who beat James Reimer in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Buffalo. Christian Ehrhoff, Jason Pominville, Tyler Ennis, and Marcus Foligno each scored for the Sabres in the victory. Ennis opened the scoring for Buffalo, finding the back of the net at 18:54 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Steve Ott and Christian Ehrhoff.
Ryan Miller stopped 30 of 34 Toronto shots in the victory.
Nazem Kadri (2), Mikhail Grabovski, and Tyler Bozak scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Ryan Miller.
James Reimer stopped 32 of 36 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Buffalo went 1-for-4, while the Maple Leafs were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 36-34.
Buffalo looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canadiens. The Maple Leafs will aim to get back on the winning track vs Boston.