Buffalo Ices Washington 2-1 - Recap
The Capitals came up short Sunday against the Sabres, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
Buffalo won as a +115 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Steve Ott, who beat Philipp Grubauer in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Buffalo. Buffalo got goals from Drew Stafford in the victory. Stafford opened the scoring at 18:18 of the second period.
Ryan Miller turned in a 49-save effort for the Sabres.
Troy Brouwer scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Ryan Miller.
Philipp Grubauer stopped 16 of 17 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Buffalo went 0-for-0, while the Capitals were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Washington outshot Buffalo 50-17 in the game.
Buffalo looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track at Ottawa.