Buffalo Skates Past Philadelphia 5-2 - Recap
Buffalo got a pair of goals from Thomas Vanek as the Sabres skated to a 5-2 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday at First Niagara Center.
The Sabres were a -120 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Buffalo got goals from Thomas Vanek (2), Steve Ott, Cody Hodgson, and Tyler Myers in the victory. Ott opened the scoring at 11:07 of the first period.
Ryan Miller turned in a 27-save effort for the Sabres.
Claude Giroux and Sean Couturier scored for the Flyers, finding the net behind Ryan Miller.
Philadelphia got a 36-stop effort from Ilya Bryzgalov in the loss.
On the power play, Buffalo went 3-for-6, while the Flyers were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 41-29.
Buffalo looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Maple Leafs. The Flyers will aim to get back on the winning track at New Jersey.