Sabres Down Washington 2-1 - Match Report
The Capitals came up short Sunday against the Sabres, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
Buffalo was an underdog by +185 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Cody Hodgson clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Sabres. Buffalo got goals from Tyler Ennis in the victory. Ennis opened the scoring at 18:09 of the first period.
Ryan Miller stopped 28 of 29 Washington shots in the victory.
Jason Chimera scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Ryan Miller.
Philipp Grubauer stopped 30 of 31 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Buffalo scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Washington went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 31-29.
Buffalo heads into a battle against the Flyers. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Jose.