San Jose Falls 6-3 to Sabres - Recap
|San Jose Falls 6-3 to Sabres - Recap|
Paul Gaustad scored twice to lead the Sabres over San Jose 6-3 on Thursday at HSBC Arena.
Buffalo won as a -125 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Buffalo got goals from Paul Gaustad (2), Thomas Vanek (2), Cody McCormick, and Jason Pominville in the victory. Gaustad opened the scoring at 12:18 of the first period.
Ryan Miller turned in a 26-save effort for the Sabres.
San Jose got goals from Douglas Murray, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, and Logan Couture in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Antti Niemi stopped 31 of 36 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Buffalo went 0-for-1, while the Sharks were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
San Jose lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 37-29.
Next game, Buffalo takes its act home to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For San Jose, they head home to face Chicago.