Sabres Down Winnipeg 4-2 - Match Report
Buffalo skated to a 4-2 victory over Winnipeg on Tuesday in NHL action at First Niagara Center.
Buffalo was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Matt Ellis, Steve Ott, Matt Moulson, and Marcus Foligno each scored for the Sabres in the victory. Ott opened the scoring for Buffalo, finding the back of the net at 10:16 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Drew Stafford and Mike Weber.
Ryan Miller turned in a 25-save effort for the Sabres.
Winnipeg got goals from Mark Scheifele (2) in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Buffalo went 1-for-5, while the Jets were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 31-27.
Next game, Buffalo takes its act home to face Boston looking for another win. For Winnipeg, they head home to face Florida.