Islanders vs Sabres Final: 7-6 - Recap
|Islanders vs Sabres Final: 7-6 - Recap|
The Islanders got a 3-goal performance from Michael Grabner as New York handed Buffalo a 7-6 defeat on Sunday at HSBC Arena.
New York won as a +170 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got goals from Michael Grabner (3), Milan Jurcina, Blake Comeau, Ty Wishart, and John Tavares in the victory. Grabner opened the scoring at 0:40 of the first period.
Al Montoya turned in a 12-save effort for the Islanders.
Drew Stafford (3), Jochen Hecht, Nathan Gerbe, and Tyler Myers scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Al Montoya.
Ryan Miller stopped 19 of 26 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 2-for-6, while the Sabres were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Buffalo outshot New York 28-26 in the game.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Senators. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track at Montreal.