Sabres Down New York 4-3 - Match Report
The Islanders came up short Tuesday against the Sabres, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
Buffalo was an underdog by +185 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Tyler Ennis potted the shootout winner for Buffalo. Thomas Vanek, 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 5:24 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Drew Stafford and Christian Ehrhoff.
Ryan Miller turned in a 41-save effort for the Sabres.
Frans Nielsen, Matt Moulson, and Matt Martin scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Ryan Miller.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 31 of 34 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Buffalo went 1-for-4, while the Islanders were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Buffalo 44-34 in the game.
Buffalo looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canucks. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track vs Edmonton.