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Recap - Islanders Defeat Buffalo 4-1

Recap - Islanders Defeat Buffalo 4-1

New York skated to a 4-1 victory over Buffalo on Saturday in NHL action at Nassau Coliseum.

The Islanders were a -145 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Frans Nielsen, Kyle Okposo, Cal Clutterbuck, and Ryan Strome each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Nielsen opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 3:31 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Anders Lee and Kyle Okposo.

Anders Nilsson turned in a 33-save effort for the Islanders.

Buffalo got a goal from Tyler Ennis in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Jhonas Enroth stopped 34 of 37 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, New York went 1-for-3, while the Sabres were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.

Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 38-34.

New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wild. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track vs Montreal.